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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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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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Weld County Reports First Colorado Flu Death

Weld County is reporting the first death of the Colorado flu season – a young adult who died of the H1N1 strain.

12/04/2013

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Are You Going To Roll The Dice Of Illness?

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.

10/21/2013

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