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Flu blinds Iowa girl, 4, mom says

The flu has blinded a 4-year-old girl in Iowa, according to her mother, who is now urging others to ensure their loved ones are vaccinated against the virus. 

Wisconsin child dies from flu on the way to the hospital: health officials

A child in Wisconsin has died from the flu, marking the first pediatric death in the state for the 2019-2020 season. 

Children’s hospital in Wisconsin temporarily bans kids under 12 for this reason

Sorry, kids: If you’re 12 years of age or younger, you cannot visit any patients at Children’s Wisconsin in Milwaukee — but only temporarily. 

With severe flu season potentially on horizon, doctors are urging patients to get flu shots now

Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with a Harvard Medical School doctor to discuss everything you need to know about this year’s flu season.

Groom rushed into brain surgery on would-be wedding day

The couple’s guests were told to go ahead with the party since the food and cake had already been set up.

Lack of flu shots for migrants at CBP detention centers a concern, critics say

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and their medical contractors do not administer influenza vaccines to migrants being held at detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border, reports said Tuesday.

Can elderberries help fight flu symptoms? New study explains how ‘ancient remedy’ allegedly works

The benefits of eating elderberries when you have the flu — especially to fight off symptoms of the nasty virus —  have long been documented. But a new study released this week claims to have discovered why that is. 

North Carolina teen dies of severe flu-related complication, family says

A North Carolina community is mourning the loss of an eighth-grade student who died following severe complications of the flu virus.