Frequent hand-washing just isn’t enough in the midst of this flu epidemic. “Right now we’re really talking about heroic measures to make sure you are not going to come into the environment where you know [illness is] intensified,” said Gary Munk, chief of virology at Hackensack University Medical Center. Click here for Dr. Munk’s recommendations.
Archive for January 14th, 2013
With flu season hitting early and severely this year, many people are scrambling to get the flu vaccine, which is recommended for everyone 6 months and older. A common excuse to skip the flu shot is concern about feeling sick from the vaccine itself. “There are a lot of misconceptions out there,” says Andrew Ulrich, […]
While it seems nearly everyone is sick or recovering from some kind of ailment, many are wondering what they’ve come down with and how to best manage their symptoms. Do they have the flu or the stomach flu? Is it possible to have both at once?