Flu Epidemic: What You Need to Know

2013 Flu Epidemic

Major cities across the United States have declared a health emergency in the wake of the worst flu outbreak in a decade. E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork gives a state-by-state report of severely affected areas.

ER Turning Patients Away?

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork speaks with Dr. Jordan Moskoff of Chicago's Stroger Hospital to discuss the overwhelming influx of patients in ERs across the country, due to the 2013 flu epidemic. Find out why some ERs had to turn patients away.

Sandy Sickness

The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy has lead to widespread symptoms in the residents of the eastern U.S. People are reporting coughing, wheezing, mysterious rashes and diarrhea, which some experts are calling “Sandy Sickness.”

Straight from the CDC: The Flu

Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, joins E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork via satellite to discuss why the 2012-2013 flu season occurred earlier and is more widespread than previous years.