A Warning About This Year's Flu Season From The Land Down UnderThe forecast for this year's flu season is for a nasty one. And it's one that's based on what we are seeing on the other side of the world.
Spike Of Flu Cases In Colorado, More Than Most StatesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there's a spike in flu cases, with Colorado running at a higher level than most states in the U.S.
Say Hello To The Flu In ColoradoFever, chills, aches, and cough? There's a good chance it could be influenza, which has hit Colorado within the past week or so, and expected to increase in the time to come.
Visitors Restricted At Area Hospitals During Flu SeasonSeveral hospitals across Colorado have implemented restrictions on who can visit patients in their facilities.
Why You Still Should Have Gotten That 'Lousy' Flu ShotIf you think the flu season is over in Colorado, think again. A different strain is now sickening people, and is expected lurk around for another month or so. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida reports, it's been an extra bad flu, and he has some facts on how flu attacked Colorado this year.
Is It Safe To Delay Your Child's Immunizations?There’s not only the problem of skipping childhood vaccines—there’s also risk from delaying immunizations. Yet a new study shows most doctors are willing to “spread out” vaccinations in order to ease the fears of parents who worry that too many vaccines can harm a child. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, there’s no evidence to back up those fears.
Colorado Still Reporting Widespread Flu ActivityForty-four states are still reporting widespread flu activity, including Colorado.
Flu Mounts Most Serious Challenge In Decade, Vigilance UrgedAs Colorado witness a record number of hospitalizations due to the flu, the CDC said this season's vaccination is merely 23 percent effective in preventing the virus.
Colorado Flu Outbreak Could Be Turning A CornerCases of influenza in Colorado could be on the decline after there were fewer reported cases of the flu last week than the previous week.
Boulder County Not Immune To Nasty Flu OutbreakBoulder County is seeing a big increase in flu cases this season.
There's Still More To Come During This Nasty Flu SeasonThe latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show influenza is now widespread in 43 states -- up from 36 states the previous week. That includes Colorado.
Severe Flu Season Hits Elderly Hard In Larimer CountyMore than 100 patients have been hospitalized with the flu in Larimer County since October, potentially making this flu season the most severe in a decade.