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