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Influenza (Flu) and Other Respiratory Diseases

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk of serious flu complications. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.


Zika virus is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes (yellow fever mosquitoes) or Aedes albopictus mosquitoes (Asian tiger mosquitoes). These mosquitoes are not native to California. However, since 2011 they have been detected in several California counties.

A Virus Even More Dangerous Than Zika to Pregnant Woman

The Zika virus must take the “side roads” into the placenta to infect a fetus, one researcher said — but the Rift Valley fever virus takes the “expressway.” A blood sample taken by a veterinary worker from a sheep in Naivasha, Kenya. Rift Valley fever can pass from livestock to humans.

Upcoming Events

CCMAD Public Meeting

Time: 10 AM – 12 PM
Location: Compton Unified School District Headquarters, 501 S. Santa Fe Ave, Compton, CA 90221
Feb 6