Mum-of-two dies after flu left her struggling to breathe

A mum-of-two has died after flu left her struggling to breathe. Susan Kilpatrick, 51, became ill over the weekend but her condition worsened suddenly on Monday night. The teaching assistant from Prestwich, Manchester, was taken to hospital where she is thought to have had a cardiac arrest, Manchester Evening News

Flu epidemic has already killed 30 kids and hasn’t peaked yet

This year is quickly becoming one of the worst flu seasons in recent memory. Flu activity has been reported in 49 states — all except for Hawaii — as of Jan. 13, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Hopefully we’re at the peak now, but until we

Man with ‘Aussie flu’ faints on flight, causes chaos

A man was flying from Scotland to England when he lost consciousness and collapsed on the plane, nearly causing the flight to make a mid-flight emergency landing. Anthony Joseph was on his way back home to London after spending time with family in Aberdeen, Scotland when he began sweating

10-year-old boy dies of complications from the flu

A 10-year-old boy died over the weekend of complications from the flu as he was returning home from a hockey tournament in Western New York, according to officials. Nico Mallozzi, of New Canaan, Conn., started feeling sick last Thursday, but wanted to travel with his team to Buffalo for

My kid nearly jumped out of window while tripping on Tamiflu

A hallucinating 6-year-old Texan girl attempted to hurl herself from a second-floor window after ingesting the popular drug Tamiflu, according to a report. More On: prescription drugs Doctor accused of killing radio host wife forced to move jails amid death threat 'Oxy doc' prescribed opioids that killed man days later: cops Judge, DA

Health Department says the flu is running rampant in New York

ALBANY — The state Health Department says influenza is now prevalent in New York state, which means health care workers who haven’t had a flu shot must wear procedural masks around patients. Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker says everyone over 6 months old is encouraged to get a flu