Vanessa Lachey Warns Parents About the Dangerous Virus That Put Her Son in the Hospital for 6 Days

But there’s another equally dangerous illness that hits during this time of year and causes the same miserable symptoms. It doesn’t get nearly as much attention, however, and that’s prompted actress Vanessa Lachey to speak out about her toddler son’s experience with it.

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The FDA Just Approved a New Flu Drug That Could Change How Long You’re Sick

Xofluza is approved for people 12 and older who have had flu symptoms for no more than 48 hours. When taken within this time period, “antiviral drugs can lessen symptoms and shorten the time patients feel sick,” said Debra Birnkrant, MD, director of the Division of Antiviral Products in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, in a statement yesterday.

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