We are only halfway through flu season and seven deaths have already been reported in Allegheny County.
The Allegheny County Health Department says 2,300 flu cases have now been reported.
The Centers for Disease Control says 43 states, including Pennsylvania, are facing high or widespread flu activity.
Medical Epidemiologist Kristen Mertz from the Allegheny County Health Department says officials are putting out the warning now in hopes that those who haven’t already gotten their flu shot this season will get one and soon.
The Allegheny County Health Department has a holiday gift idea for the holiday season – a flu shot.
The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.
The Allegheny County Health Department offers flu shots for $25.
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.
If you have had the flu this year, you are not alone. People all across the area are dealing with it.
The flu is proving fatal, and putting people in the hospital. Not so much children and the elderly, but rather, middle-aged adults.
Flu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.
Dr. Kevin Wong the President of the PA Academy of Family Physicians joined the KDKA Morning News to discuss the importance of flu vaccines.
Flu and cold season will be here before you know it, and now is the time to prepare with the flu vaccine.
Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health released its latest numbers on flu activity in the state.