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2021
October
14,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
With children back in school, doctors expect the flu to make a comeback as well.In 2020, when children stayed home and attended online classes, practiced social distancing and masked up, the flu appeared to take a year off. But experts like Santhosh ...
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October
05,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The flu seemed to vanish in 2020 as safety measures meant to stop the spread of COVID-19 also worked against the influenza virus. But with some precautions lifted amid widespread vaccination, what will it mean for this year's flu season?"We did not s...
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September
23,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Respiratory syncytial virus, commonly called RSV, usually affects very young children in the winter months. But this year, physicians are treating an unusual, out-of-season surge both in California and across the country."It is very strange to see th...
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September
13,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Masking, physical distancing and other measures employed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic virtually eliminated influenza during the 2020-2021 flu season. But Cedars-Sinai physicians say the flu is headed for a comeback and they urge everyone 6 months a...
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2020
October
19,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai infectious disease experts are sharing a critical message with the public: Get your flu shot."Please get it as soon as possible," said Michael Ben-Aderet, MD, associate director of Hospital Epidemiology at Cedars-Sinai, in a video messag...
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October
01,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Overlapping Symptoms of Flu and COVID-19 Fever or feeling feverish/chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Sore throat Runny or stuffy nose Muscle pain or body aches Headache ...
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September
16,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This story has been updated as of 9/23/21 at 9:12 a.m. PT. ...
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January
21,
2020
| 06:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
Early estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that since Oct. 1, 2019, when the federal agency began counting, as many as 8.5 million flu-related medical visits and up to 210,000 hospitalizations have been tallied.Inc...
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2019
October
21,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Runners World recently interviewed Joshua Scott, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, about the pros and cons of the flu shot for marathon and competitive runners. “The flu is a virus, and it can ...
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