The flu is hitting Colorado with dozens of people hospitalized, and now one death has been reported.
Fight the flu now. Don’t wait to get your flu shot. That’s advice from health experts on this year’s flu season.
When it comes to flu vaccines, one size doesn’t fit all. This year, you’ll have a choice of a number of shots and sprays– even a new vacccine for people with egg allergies. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has a shopping list to pick and choose the new vaccine that’s right for you.
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!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the vaccination is the number one defense against the flu, but there also steps people can take every day to avoid the aches and pains of influenza.
The number of flu cases across Colorado remains high.
An entire school in Elbert has been closed because of widespread illness.
New numbers out on Friday show that even though influenza cases seem to be leveling off in parts of the country, in Colorado they are still on the rise.
Does it seem like you’re catching one bug after another? Well, it’s not your imagination. Colorado is getting hit hard by a variety of illnesses. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has some tips on warding off the evil bugs and germs lurking everywhere.
The University of Colorado Health System says their blood bank donations are down. In fact, they say it’s one of the worst years they’ve seen.