Health Department Confirms 15 Pittsburgh-Area Flu DeathsThe 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.
Concern Growing About Local Blood Supplies As Cold Snap ContinuesThe 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.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Local Hospital Already Seeing Influenza Patients At least six cases of influenza have been confirmed in the Pittsburgh region.
UPMC Doctor: "It's Better To Stay At Home When You're Sick"A UPMC doctor feels that if you start feeling sick, you should stay home and stop infecting those around you.
Doctor Stresses Importance Of Flu Shots As Flu Season LoomsDr. Kevin Wong the President of the PA Academy of Family Physicians joined the KDKA Morning News to discuss the importance of flu vaccines.
Is It Too Early For Flu Shots?With fall right around the corner, flu shots are too.
Several Viruses, Not Just Flu, Making People SickThe 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 Than 500 Flu Cases Already Reported In Westmoreland CountyMore people in Westmoreland County have been diagnosed with the flu so far this year than in all of last year.
Allegheny County Health Dept.: “We Definitely Have Flu In The Region”Allegheny County is off to a head start with this year's flu season.
Officials Tout Benefits Of Flu ShotsDonna 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.
Where Is The Flu? Slow Start This SeasonAlthough we are in the midst of flu season, the flu has been off to a slow start this year.