Even though the flu comes around every year, it is still something we should take seriously. About 36,000 people in the U.S. die each year from influenza, and about 200,000 people are hospitalized. In this two-part interview with Ellen Beth Levitt, Dr. Harold Standiford will answer some of the most common questions about the flu and discuss how viewers can protect themselves.
Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:
Dr. Harold Standiford, medical director of infection control at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Standiford is also a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.