Flu season lingers in big cities, study finds

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www.chicagotribune.com—Big cities with a large commuting workforce tend to have longer, more grinding flu seasons, a new study suggests. Researchers found that a city’s flu season is apt to last longer as its population increases and workplaces become more focused within a few key spots, said lead researcher Benjamin...

US Flu Season: Return of U.S. Flu Season Brings Worries About a Virulent Replay. (Bloomberg) -- U.S. health officials are trying to increase the rate of flu vaccinations this year after a severe outbreak last season killed a record number of children and led to spot shortages of antiviral medications like Tamiflu.