Health officials recommend the flu vaccine as the most effective way to prevent influenza, which is widespread across the continental United States this week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help prevent spread of the flu, health officials also recommend that sick people stay home until they are fever free (without medication) for at least 24 hours, covering your mouth when you cough and washing your hands often.
Health officials recommend the flu vaccine as the most effective way to prevent influenza, which is widespread across the continental United States this week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help prevent spread of the flu, health officials also recommend that sick people stay home until they are fever free (without medication) for at least 24 hours, covering your mouth when you cough and washing your hands often. Rogelio V. Solis AP/File
Health officials recommend the flu vaccine as the most effective way to prevent influenza, which is widespread across the continental United States this week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help prevent spread of the flu, health officials also recommend that sick people stay home until they are fever free (without medication) for at least 24 hours, covering your mouth when you cough and washing your hands often. Rogelio V. Solis AP/File

‘Flu is everywhere right now,’ CDC doctor says, as influenza widespread in most states

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  • Young Cuban boy will have 10-pound tumor removed over holiday season

    Dr. Robert Marx, chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery for the University of Miami Health System, at a press conference discussing the removal of a 10-pound tumor on the face of Emanuel Zayas, 14, as his parents Melvis Vizaino and Noel Zayas listen in.