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.
With the influenza season arriving early, many are questioning the effectiveness of the flu vaccine.
The Garth Englund Blood Center in Northern Colorado says it’s having a critical shortage of blood.
The flu started early this winter and it includes a strain that really takes a toll on folks.
You can’t help missing the reports: there is flu everywhere in Colorado. And you really can’t avoid knowing about the flu if you or a loved one have gotten nailed with this nasty bug.
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