The Allegheny County Health Department says 15 people have now died from the flu in the Pittsburgh area, but that this season’s outbreak seems to be slowing down.
The bitter cold, school delays and the height of flu season are creating the perfect storm for a severe reduction of available blood supplies to area hospitals, says the region’s primary blood supplier, Central Blood Bank.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
At least six cases of influenza have been confirmed in the Pittsburgh region.
A UPMC doctor feels that if you start feeling sick, you should stay home and stop infecting those around you.
Dr. Kevin Wong the President of the PA Academy of Family Physicians joined the KDKA Morning News to discuss the importance of flu vaccines.
With fall right around the corner, flu shots are too.
The flu season may be peaking about now, but that’s not the only bug making the rounds this winter. In fact, there are several viruses making people sick.
More people in Westmoreland County have been diagnosed with the flu so far this year than in all of last year.
Allegheny County is off to a head start with this year’s flu season.
Donna Machen of Fox Chapel is leaving for Cuba soon on a mission trip. Among her vaccinations was the flu shot because she had the virus once before.
Although we are in the midst of flu season, the flu has been off to a slow start this year.
Fall is just around the corner and so is flu season. The Allegheny County Health Department is suggesting people get their vaccination now to avoid getting sick later.