Influenza

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

17 hours ago

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1,000 Free Flu Shots Given Out Courtesy Of Volunteers Of America

Safeway and Volunteers of America teamed up over the weekend to give 1,000 flu shots for free.

10/12/2014

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Gov. Hickenlooper Gets His New FDA-Approved Needle-Free Flu Shot

Flu season is just around the corner and Gov. John Hickenlooper got his flu shot on Monday, but he barely felt it. The governor’s vaccine was injected without a needle.

09/22/2014

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Colorado Flu Peaked In January, New Cases Still Reported

State health officials say flu-related hospitalizations peaked in early January but new cases are still being reported.

02/13/2014

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Is It A Cold Or The Flu?

Lots of germs attacking us here in Colorado. How do you know whether it’s a simple cold, or the dreaded “flu”? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains why it’s important to know the difference — and how to use the “FACTS” to tell.

01/27/2014

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It’s Not Too Late To Get The Flu Shot

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.

01/08/2014

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Many Of The Hundreds Of Flu Patients Not Elderly This Year

The flu season is sending hundreds of Coloradans to the hospital, and unlike years past, many of the patients are not elderly.

01/07/2014

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Get Ready. Get Set. Get Sick.

Welcome to the influenza season of 2013-2014.
Health officals say the bug has hit hard and fast– and it you haven’t had your flu vaccine, it’s not to late… but you had better hurry up. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on the worst season since 2009.

01/04/2014

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Colorado Flu Season Has Doctors On Alert

Health officials warn that Colorado is in the throes of one of the worst flu seasons since 2009, but there is still plenty of vaccine available.

01/02/2014

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Flu Hitting Colorado Harder Than Last Year

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says the number of hospitalizations because of the flu this season so far is in the hundreds.

12/31/2013

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