Tagged: Season

Worst of Severe Flu Season Still to Come

This year is shaping up to be one of the worst flu seasons in recent history. The Flu season is an annually recurring period of time characterized by outbreaks of influenza. The season normally occurs during the cold half of the year in each hemisphere, late fall to early spring in the United States. And we are right smack in the middle of it.  In fact, the flu has ramped up early this year and is rapidly spreading across the country, with widespread flu activity in 46 states, according to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

Cold and Flu Season Is Upon Us; Fight Back

It’s that time of the year again… We are not talking about tax season, but peak Cold and Flu season. Flu season is an annually recurring period of time characterized by outbreaks of influenza. The season occurs during the cold half of the year in each hemisphere, late fall to early spring in the United States. And we are right smack in the middle of it. Influenza can sometimes be predicted and tracked geographically. While the beginning of major flu activity in each season varies, in any specific location these epidemics usually take about 3 weeks to peak and another...