Flu season is just around the corner, and we’re being told now is the time to get vaccinated. But fewer that half of adults get a flu vaccine. Why? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the myths that may leave you sicker than a dog.
You can’t help missing the reports: there is flu everywhere in Colorado. And you really can’t avoid knowing about the flu if you or a loved one have gotten nailed with this nasty bug.
Feeling great one minute … then sick as a dog the next. As expected, flu cases are hitting the Front Range. But so are a number of flu-like illnesses. As Dr. Dave Hnida reports, is it a bug that looks like flu, or is this year’s shot not covering what’s out there?
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.
The Colorado Nurses Association opposes the mandatory flu shot policy practiced by many hospitals across the state.
Government officials are investigating an apparent increase in fever-related seizures in young children after they got a flu shot.