fluseason
8 months ago
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Flu season off to slower start this year; might be milder

Health officials say there's not much flu going around so far this year.
Flu
9 months ago
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FluMist shortage hits New Hanover County

Flu season is here, but one of the flu vaccines is not.
A teacher gives students hand sanitizer at school. (Source: CNN)
12 months ago
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HEALTH MINUTE: Back-to-school germs

On average, elementary school children get up to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year. Many parents and teachers refer to it as the back-to-school plague.
4 more die in North Carolina of the flu
1 year ago
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4 more die in North Carolina of the flu

The flu is not finished yet as North Carolina health officials report four more people have died of the illness. That brings the death toll this season to nearly 200.
Flu claims 4 more lives in North Carolina
1 year ago
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Flu claims 4 more lives in North Carolina

State health officials say four more people have died from complications of the flu in North Carolina.
4 more people die of flu in North Carolina
1 year ago
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4 more people die of flu in North Carolina

Four more people have died of the flu in North Carolina, bringing the total this season to 170 flu deaths.
Area parents, doctor join in on vaccination conversation
1 year ago
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Area parents, doctor join in on vaccination conversation

The debate over whether or not to vaccinate children is brewing across the country, and it's sparking the conversation right here in our community, too.
Novant Health to lift visitor restrictions
1 year ago
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Novant Health to lift visitor restrictions

In a news release Wednesday, Novant Health officials said they will lift the visitor restrictions put in place at several of their facilities due to the flu season.
9 new flu deaths reported in NC
2 years ago
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9 new flu deaths reported in NC

State health officials say there were nine new flu deaths in North Carolina last week.
Death toll from flu in NC exceeds 2013-14 total
2 years ago
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Death toll from flu in NC exceeds 2013-14 total

State health officials say the death toll from the flu in North Carolina has surpassed the total for all of 2013-14 with word of 15 more deaths last week.