3 critical lessons learned from Louisiana's flu data | www.APHLblog.org

By Melissa Warren, Senior Specialist, Influenza, APHL and Kelsey Vallente, Senior Technician, Food Safety & Infectious Disease, APHL

It’s flu season, the dreaded time of year when everyone hopes that they are not one of the thousands of Americans who falls ill. While the public gets their vaccines, loads up on hand sanitizer and researches magical tea recipes “guaranteed” to fight the flu, public health labs and epidemiologists prepare to test specimens and collect data that will provide a more detailed look at how this potentially serious virus is impacting the public’s …read more