Flu vs. the Common Cold

Your nose is running, you’re feverish and you’re wondering: Do I just have a cold or the flu? With respiratory illnesses sharing several symptoms, that’s a common question this time of year. But other symptoms offer clues as to whether it’s a cold or the flu, which vary in treatment, vaccine availability, complications, and seriousness. Flu or Common […]

CDC Study in Kenya Suggests Being Pregnant Doubles the Risk of Flu Illness

February 4, 2022 — new study by CDC authors and global partners in the journal Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses highlights the burden of flu among pregnant woman and their infants in the tropical African nation of Kenya as part of a broader effort to raise flu vaccination rates among pregnant women globally. The study found that women […]