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Influenza and Colds: Strains, Symptoms, Treatments Document List

Summary: Our library below features 37 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Influenza and Colds category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Influenza and Colds RSS feed.

Influenza and Colds Publications

Common Cold and Influenza Symptoms and Difference
The flu (influenza) and the common cold may share a number of symptoms. However, there are important differences regarding the effects of their symptoms.
Publish Date: 2019-12-13 - Updated: 2019-12-23

Upcoming Flu Season and Vaccination Preparation - 2018-2019
Statement by U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on preparations for the upcoming flu season and vaccinations.
Publish Date: 2018-09-28

Resurgence of Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in America
Number of people susceptible to contracting pertussis is slowly rising setting the stage for an increase in number of new cases, especially in seniors.
Publish Date: 2018-04-04 - Updated: 2023-09-19

FDA Statement Regarding Efforts to Improve Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccines
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDAs ongoing efforts to help improve effectiveness of influenza vaccines.
Publish Date: 2018-02-26 - Updated: 2019-12-13

Influenza: Symptoms of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
Sepsis symptoms and risk factors, difference between severe sepsis and septic shock, and how sepsis is typically treated.
Publish Date: 2015-01-14

Seasonal Flu: H3N2 Influenza
H3N2 influenza is currently the most common strain of flu circulating in North America.
Publish Date: 2014-12-29 - Updated: 2020-11-04

H3N2 Flu Pandemic Potential
MIT study reveals there are many strains of H3N2 circulating in birds and pigs that have the potential to generate a pandemic if they leap to humans.
Publish Date: 2013-05-11 - Updated: 2021-04-27

Respiratory Infections: Get a Flu shot and Vitamin D
To help prevention of flu and other upper respiratory infections after a flu shot make sure you have adequate levels of vitamin D.
Publish Date: 2013-01-25

Infectious Mononucleosis (Mono) Information
Mono, often referred to as the kissing disease, is transmitted through saliva, a sneeze or cough or by sharing a food utensil or a glass with someone who has the virus.
Publish Date: 2013-01-02 - Updated: 2021-06-12

Dealing with Strep Throat
Information symptoms and treatment information for Strep Throat a disease that causes a sore throat.
Publish Date: 2012-12-30 - Updated: 2018-03-16

Adenoviruses: Viruses That Affect Children and Adults
There are over 50 types of adenoviruses that are all immunologically distinct from each other and have the potential to cause infections in people.
Publish Date: 2012-01-27 - Updated: 2018-03-16

New Flu Cure Shows Promise
Each year flu infects 3 to 5 million people worldwide and is responsible for 250-500,000 deaths according to the World Health Organization.
Publish Date: 2011-04-22

Pandemic Flu Planning Guide for Nursing Homes
Toolkit for Nursing Facilities provides nursing homes with a detailed assessment and flu planning tool.
Publish Date: 2011-01-03

Over-reactive Immune System Kills Young Adults During Pandemic Flu
Study findings suggest people are made critically ill or even killed by their own immune response.
Publish Date: 2010-12-05

Vapor Rub Treats Children with Cough and Congestion and Helps them Sleep Better
Applying a vapor rub is effective for treating children with night-time cough and congestion and improves sleep for children with cold symptoms.
Publish Date: 2010-11-08

Course of Action to Prepare for Colds and Influenza
Simple steps for households to take to help break the chain of germ transmission for colds and flu.
Publish Date: 2010-10-14

Tips to Keep Seniors Healthy During Flu Season
While the flu vaccination is now recommended for everyone adults age 65 and older are among the hardest hit by influenza.
Publish Date: 2010-10-04

Say Boo to the Flu: Americans Casting Wrong Spells to Scare Away Seasonal Flu
When it comes to the flu, Americans are confused by what is fact and what is fiction and often rely on time honored old wives' tales to scare away the virus.
Publish Date: 2010-09-30 - Updated: 2019-12-13

Free Flu Shot Vouchers for Uninsured Patients
Nearly 350 Community Clinics and Health Centers to Receive Free Flu Shot Vouchers For Their Uninsured Patients.
Publish Date: 2010-09-20

Free Flu Shots to Uninsured Patients of Community Clinics and Health Centers
Flu vaccinations are now available at all CVS pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations nationwide.
Publish Date: 2010-09-08

Flu Vaccinations Begin On October 1
Influenza immunizations are the best way to prevent illness and subsequent medical problems caused by influenza in people of all ages.
Publish Date: 2010-09-01

Target to Serve as Prevention HQ this Flu Season
Nationwide retailer offers expert advice over-the-counter solutions and flu vaccines at the same low price.
Publish Date: 2010-08-27

Government Urges Flu Vaccinations this Year
After the H1N1 outbreak the government says everyone over the age of 6 months needs a flu shot in 2010.
Publish Date: 2010-08-23 - Updated: 2010-10-05

Developing a Universal Flu Vaccine
Influenza vaccine could represent step towards universal influenza vaccine eliminating need for seasonal immunizations.
Publish Date: 2010-05-19 - Updated: 2016-06-13

H5N1 Bird Flu and H1N1 Swine Flu Replikin Counts Increasing
Recent BioRadar analysis of both H5N1 and H1N1 indicates that the Replikin Count of both strains are rising.
Publish Date: 2010-04-09

Seasonal Outbreaks of Flu Linked to Dry Winters
Seasonal changes of absolute humidity are apparent underlying cause of winter influenza peaks.
Publish Date: 2010-02-23 - Updated: 2010-06-26

Bacterial Super-infection after Influenza
Influenza may predispose to bacterial infections which account for significant proportion of mortality during flu pandemics.
Publish Date: 2010-01-23 - Updated: 2018-03-16

Flu Risks for People with Arthritis and/or Rheumatic Disease
People with certain types of arthritis or autoimmune rheumatic disease have a higher risk of getting flu-related complications.
Publish Date: 2009-10-19 - Updated: 2018-03-16

Influenza Vaccine Allergy Clinic
Mayo Clinic will offer an influenza vaccine allergy clinic beginning Monday Oct. 5.
Publish Date: 2009-10-02 - Updated: 2010-10-05

Women Who are Pregnant Should Get Flu Shots
Pregnant women should get flu shots this year to protect them against seasonal flu and H1N1 Swine flu.
Publish Date: 2009-09-23 - Updated: 2010-06-26

When Should I Receive a Flu Shot (Influenza Vaccine)
Information on who and when you should get a influenza vaccine or flu shot including side effects and risks.
Publish Date: 2009-09-15 - Updated: 2019-12-13

1 in 6 Public Health Workers Unlikely to Respond in Pandemic Flu Emergency
Public health employees said they were unlikely to report to work during a pandemic emergency.
Publish Date: 2009-07-24 - Updated: 2017-10-27

Influenza Monitoring by the US Military
Emerging infectious diseases led to the creation of the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System.
Publish Date: 2009-07-07

Cold and Flu Remedies or Get a Flu Shot?
Whether to take natural herbal cold and flu remedies or risk an adverse reaction to flu shots.
Publish Date: 2009-04-26 - Updated: 2018-03-16

Flu Shot Reactions: Types and Precautions
Common flu shot reactions include swelling soreness and redness at the point of injection body aches and low grade fever.
Publish Date: 2009-04-26 - Updated: 2019-12-13

Engineering Flu Vaccines
Tests of data from bird flu and seasonal flu outbreaks suggest their method can better gauge the efficacy of proposed vaccines than can tests used today.
Publish Date: 2009-03-17

Drug Resistant Influenza A Virus High Risk to Patients
Mutation of influenza A virus resistant to drug oseltamivir may pose a serious health threat to hospitalized patients with weakened immune system.
Publish Date: 2009-03-02

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