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January 6, 2019 1:16 PM Austrian racing car legend Lauda back in hospital after lung transplant

ZURICH (Reuters) - Former Formula One champion Niki Lauda is in hospital in Vienna with the flu, five months after undergoing a lung transplant, Austrian media sites reported on Sunday. Lauda, 69, an Austrian, was flown in early January from the Spanish island of Ibiza where he had been vacationing to a hospital in the Austrian capital, the publication 98

December 22, 2018 8:26 PM Arkansas reports first pediatric flu death of season, health department says

The state of Arkansas has experienced its first pediatric flu-related death of the season, health officials confirmed this week. The child, who has not been identified, was between newborn and 4 years of age, the Arkansas Department of Health said Friday, according to THV11. It's not currently clear where in the state the child was from or if he or she had received 152

December 4, 2018 2:53 PM Montana 6-year-old is state's first flu death of season, family says

While health officials declined to reveal additional details, family members have identified the victim as 6-year-old Allison Eaglespeaker, a kindergartener who died of influenza B and pneumonia on Saturday. (GoFundMe) The Montana Department of Public Health has confirmed the state’s first flu death of the season, revealing that the fatality is a child 137

November 29, 2018 8:37 PM 'Echo chamber' surrounds parental decisions about childhood flu vaccine

(Reuters Health) - Although the annual flu vaccine is recommended for all children older than 6 months, about a third of parents say their child won’t receive one this year, according to a new U.S. poll. Parents seem to make decisions in an “echo chamber” of information that reinforces their beliefs about flu vaccines, the co-directors of the National 124

November 17, 2018 2:03 AM Diddy Seen Out for the First Time Since Ex-Girlfriend Kim Porter's Death

Diddy lost the mother of his children, Kim Porter, Thursday -- but put on a brave face Friday -- in an attempt to return to some normalcy. Diddy was spotted out in L.A. at The Movement Performance Institute with the help of a private driver. There's no mistaking the expression on his face is one of complete devastation after the death of Kim Porter 80

November 5, 2018 11:31 PM Drug resistant superbugs are killing 33,000 in Europe each year

LONDON (Reuters) - Superbug infections resistant to multiple antibiotics kill around 33,000 people a year in Europe, health experts said on Monday, and the burden of these diseases is comparable to that of flu, tuberculosis and HIV combined. An analysis by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) found the impact of drug-resistant 112

October 29, 2018 3:10 PM Bulgaria detects bird flu at two duck farms

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria’s food safety agency reported an outbreak of the virulent bird flu virus on Monday on two duck farms in southern Bulgaria. All ducks in the farms in the village of Malevo and the village of Garvanovo will be culled to prevent the spread of the disease, which was confirmed by laboratory tests, the agency said in a statement 102

October 26, 2018 4:29 PM NYC reports first pediatric flu death of season

NEW YORK – Health department officials in New York say a child has died from influenza, the city’s first reported flu-related pediatric death of the season. Acting New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot (OHK’-see-rees bahr-BOH’) made the announcement on Thursday. The child’s name, age, gender and borough of residence haven’t been released 119

October 24, 2018 7:10 PM US approves new type of flu drug

U.S. health regulators have approved the first new type of flu drug in two decades. Wednesday's approval of Xofluza for people age 12 and older comes ahead of the brunt of this winter's flu season. Xofluza is a pill that can reduce severity and shorten duration of flu symptoms after one just dose. It was developed by the Roche Group and Shionogi & Co. It works 117

October 24, 2018 5:53 PM FDA approves first new flu drug in almost two decades

(Reuters) - Japan’s Shionogi & Co Ltd and Swiss drugmaker Roche won U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for their flu treatment, the first new flu drug approved by the agency in nearly 20 years. Xofluza was approved to treat acute uncomplicated influenza, a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses, in patients 12 years 126