Weld County is reporting the first death of the Colorado flu season – a young adult who died of the H1N1 strain.
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.
Fight the flu now. Don’t wait to get your flu shot. That’s advice from health experts on this year’s flu season.
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.
Investigators had to don protective suits as they are tried to determine what killed a 6-year-old girl in Longmont Monday morning.
Investigators had to don protective suits as they are trying to determine what killed a 6-year-old girl in Longmont Monday morning.
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.
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.
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.
Two more children have died from flu in Colorado, bringing the total this season to four pediatric deaths.