We are only halfway through flu season and seven deaths have already been reported in Allegheny County.
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.
Add forward Steve Downie and goaltender Thomas Greiss to the list of Pittsburgh Penguins dealing with the mumps.
The Allegheny County Health Department has a holiday gift idea for the holiday season – a flu shot.
The Penguins are in Florida to take on the Panthers tonight, but three players have been sent home early to be tested for the mumps.
Another Penguins player has gotten the mumps.
Sidney Crosby will miss the next two games as a precaution for the Mumps.
Pennsylvania health officials say three Pennsylvanians continue to show no signs of Ebola, after taking an Oct. 13 flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who later tested positive for the virus.
As concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.
Gov. Tom Corbett says three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are being monitored in Texas and haven’t been back home since the Monday trip.
Did the late Thomas Eric Duncan enter the United States under false pretenses, covering up his exposure to Ebola in Liberia to customs officials?
As Ebola continues to spread in West Africa, a locally-based international charity is stepping in to help.
The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, from the Ebola virus he contracted in West Africa, has now led to the first transmitted case of Ebola in the United States, in a nurse who cared for Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
At least six cases of influenza have been confirmed in the Pittsburgh region.
There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.