If you think this year’s flu shot is going to guarantee good health, think again. The CDC has just announced it is only 23 percent effective — the worst in years. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what that means to you— and the important steps you can still take to protect yourself.
The flu season is underway in Colorado with 14 people hospitalized across the state.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
The number of people hospitalized for the flu keeps growing but health experts said it’s not too late to protect yourself and get a flu shot.
The flu season is sending hundreds of Coloradans to the hospital, and unlike years past, many of the patients are not elderly.
Health officials warn that Colorado is in the throes of one of the worst flu seasons since 2009, but there is still plenty of vaccine available.
Colorado is experiencing the worst flu season since 2009, especially for young adults.
Fight the flu now. Don’t wait to get your flu shot. That’s advice from health experts on this year’s flu season.
The nation is seeing one of the most severe flu seasons it’s seen in many years. Getting sick takes a toll on employees, but many times businesses pay the price.
Doctors across the U.S. are warning this could be a brutal flu season. Already 52 people across Colorado have been hospitalized for the flu.