Flu Shot

CBS4's Tom Mustin interviews Dr. Connie Price, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Denver Health Medical Center (credit: CBS)

Flu Season Returns With A Vengeance In Colorado

At least 100 people have been hospitalized with H3N2 in Colorado in the the past few weeks.

12/09/2014

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Was Your Flu Shot A Waste Of Time This Year?

There are alerts today from the Centers for Disease Control about this year’s flu season. First, the season may be severe. Second, this year’s flu vaccine is not protecting people from the most common strain circulating through the country. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has more on what could be a rough winter.

12/04/2014

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Flu Season Underway In Colorado, Some Patients Hospitalized

The flu season is underway in Colorado with 14 people hospitalized across the state.

11/19/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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It’s Not Too Late To Get The Flu Shot

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.

01/08/2014

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Are You Going To Roll The Dice Of Illness?

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.

10/21/2013

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How’s That Flu Shot Working For You?

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.

01/11/2013

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It’s Here …

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?

12/17/2012

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Brutal Flu Season Just Beginning In Colorado

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.

12/05/2012

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Colorado Nurses Association Opposes Mandatory Flu Shot Policy

The Colorado Nurses Association opposes the mandatory flu shot policy practiced by many hospitals across the state.

10/05/2012

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