For more on the current flu outbreak:
Iowa Department of Public Health, Influenza Home
For the latest information on the influenza outbreak here in Iowa, along with helpful tips for how to stay healthy at home, work, and school.
The U.S. government's one stop site for information on influenza, current outbreaks, prevention methods, tips for recovery, and more!
It's not too late to get a flu shot, and this handy widget will help you discover where to go to get one:
For more on the science behind flu, viruses, and epidemic diseases:
Flu: the story of the great influenza pandemic of 1918 and the search for the virus that caused it by Gina Bari Kolata
Guns, Germs, and Steel : the fates of human societies by Jared Diamond
Also a DVD
A Planet of Viruses by Carl Zimmer
Inside the Outbreaks by Mark Pendergrast
For soup recipes:
The Culinary Institute of America Book of Soups : more than 100 new recipes from America's premier culinary college
The Secrets of Jesuit Soupmaking : a year of our soups
For home remedies and alternative medicine:
The Everything Guide to Herbal Remedies: an easy-to-use reference for natural health care
The People's Pharmacy : quick & handy home remedies
National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs : the world's most effective healing plants
And there's even more on our Pinterest Board!