Researchers have invented a portable surveillance device powered by machine learning which can detect coughing and crowd size in real time.
Fitbit, most notably known as a fitness tracker, could also help tell if someone is getting sick with the flu, a feature that may be used to alert health authorities of an outbreak.Read More
There have been twice as many pediatric flu fatalities so far this year than at the same time last year, according to recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Read More
According to the CDC’s weekly FluView report, there have been an estimated 6.4 million flu illnesses, 55,000 hospitalizations and 2,900 deaths from flu this season, as of the week ending Dec 28, 2019.Read More
Increases in temperature and rainfall could make outbreaks of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus less severe but more common.Read More
At least 1,300 people have died from the flu so far this season, according to a preliminary estimate released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Read More