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.
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.
A major flu outbreak has made for a miserable holiday season for hundreds of local people, and is being blamed for at least one death.
The next time a guy you know gets the flu, you may want to show him a little more sympathy than you normally would.
It’s the flu season — so maybe it’s no surprise one particular pharmaceutical drug is in high demand — Tamiflu.
Health authorities say flu activity is widespread in Pennsylvania, meaning it’s affecting at least half the regions of the state.
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.
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.
Allegheny County’s flu vaccine clinic on Forbes Avenue opens today.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.