Ruby Memorial Hospital and WVU Children’s Hospital have new rules for visitors to help curtail the spread of the flu.
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.
The flu has been deadly this year. Five deaths in Allegheny County, and this could go up.
With the flu in full swing, a local sanitizing company is busy.
The flu emergency continues around the country. The latest numbers are out, and the illness continues to spread. In fact, things are worse in Allegheny County than anywhere else in the state.
To fight the flu, what foods are packed with the nutrients that could help? Look for bright colors. Those foods have anti-oxidants that could keep you healthy.
So you missed the Friday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News. No big deal, here’s a recap of the show.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to CDC influenza expert Dr. Michael Jhung in Atlanta. Jhung says that while this year’s flu season is more severe than past ones, you shouldn’t be too concerned.
Flu activity is widespread across much of the country. And in the state of Pennsylvania, Allegheny County has the most cases.
More people in Westmoreland County have been diagnosed with the flu so far this year than in all of last year.
If you’re coughing and stuffy, you aren’t alone. Doctors are getting pummeled by cases like this.
The flu vaccine is designed to protect against the most commonly circulating strains of the virus expected in a given season.
Allegheny County is off to a head start with this year’s flu season.
Are flu shots good for more than keeping you flu-free? It may be your heart that reaps the benefit, too.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Charles Vukotich, senior project manager at Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health, about what his SMART program is hoping to discover about people and the spread of disease.