December marks the start of peak flu season. State Health officials warn every-day spots like grocery store are common places to pick up the virus. “Going to mall, going to store, going to church,” said Doug Schultz of the Minnesota Health Department.
With news of the first Ebola case in the United States, Minnesotans are wondering what it means for them. A man who traveled from Liberia to Dallas, TX, has been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola Virus.
The federal government shutdown could actually make you sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is closed, for the most part. And the experts who work on preventing and managing flu outbreaks are not doing that.
Families still looking to get flu shots may be finding them difficult to come by.
The flu can be serious, even deadly and it spreads easily, but this year, many are wondering, where is it?