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Colorado Flu Season Has Doctors On High Alert

Colorado is experiencing the worst flu season since 2009, especially for young adults.

12/31/2013

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Task Force Wants Parents Educated Before Opting Out Of Flu Shots

The decision to vaccinate a child is a personal one, but in New York City the health board recently passed a mandatory flu shot plan for some children under six.

12/11/2013

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Dozens Already Hospitalized With The Flu In Colorado

The flu is hitting Colorado with dozens of people hospitalized, and now one death has been reported.

12/05/2013

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Fight The Flu Now, Don’t Wait To Get The Shot

Fight the flu now. Don’t wait to get your flu shot. That’s advice from health experts on this year’s flu season.

09/25/2013

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Parents Should Start Thinking About Flu Shots Now

Fall hasn’t arrived yet but experts want parents to start thinking about preventing influenza now. They’re recommending children 6 months and older get a flu shot as soon as possible.

09/02/2013

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A New Flu Shot — Hold The Eggs

If you are allergic to eggs, you’ve probably been told you can’t get a flu vaccine. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, a new vaccine — which is egg-free — will now be available for the upcoming flu season. Roll up your sleeve!

06/20/2013

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Flu Widespread In Colorado, Expected To Grow

The flu started early this winter and it includes a strain that really takes a toll on folks.

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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Hospital Employees’ Jobs In Jeopardy If They Don’t Get Flu Shot

Hospital employees across Colorado are being threatened with their jobs if they don’t get the flu shot by the end of the year.

10/04/2012