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Expert warns of a 'tripledemic'
Published Oct 31, 2022
Now is the time to get your flu shots and bivalent boosters as hospitals and healthcare systems reach capacity with surging cases of flu, RSV, and COVID-19, says Brian Garibaldi of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Biocontainment Unit
Seasonal flu
Fast-spreading mutation helps common flu subtype escape human immune response
Published July 15, 2020
Unlike the novel coronavirus, which has been shown to mutate slowly, strains of influenza virus have acquired a mutation that blocks antibodies from binding to a key viral protein, making vaccine development more complex
Free flu shots for Hopkins community
Published Oct 24, 2018
There's still time for students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated before flu season begins
Limiting the spread of flu
Published Feb 2, 2018
Nobody wants to get the flu. Here are some tips to prevent it from spreading.
Staying healthy
A guide to cold and flu season
Published Sept 27, 2016
Experts answer common questions about the common cold (and flu) to help get you through the aches, pains, and sniffles / Johns Hopkins Health Review
Flu vaccine
Short supply solution
Published Dec 14, 2015
Researchers suggest remedies to fix flaws in flu vaccine supply chain
Coming soon
New flu center at JHU
Published May 6, 2014
Johns Hopkins center to develop new ways to identify and track influenza viruses viruses / Hopkins Medicine
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Twitter flu tracking goes local
Published March 18, 2014
Data accurately gauge's spread of flu in New York City in study
Using Twitter to track the flu
Published Jan 24, 2013 Video
Researchers find a better way to screen the tweets