Flu Leads To ER Overcrowding, Hospitals Set Up Makeshift Treatment AreasSome hospitals have opened up extra rooms and made makeshift treatment areas to accommodate the growing number of people sick with the flu.
Flu Reaches Epidemic Levels, California Among States Hit HardestThe dominating strain this year, also known as H3N2, has already killed 42 people in California under the age of 65, compared to nine at this time last year.
Overwhelmed By Swelling Flu Cases, Some ERs Having To Turn Ambulances AwayFrom Laguna Beach to Long Beach, emergency rooms were struggling to cope with the increased cases of influenza and had gone into "diversion mode."
Hospitals Prepare For Influx Of Patients, Flu Season Likely To Get WorseFeeling under the weather even though you got your flu shot? Doctors are saying even people who got their flu shot this year are still getting sick.
Urgent-Care Facilities Get Slammed Amid Flu SeasonThis winter is starting off as a rough one when it comes to the flu, as county health officials are warning that flu season isn't even in full swing and already, it's looking bad.
'Flu-pocalypse' Predicted Due To Ineffective Flu Shots, Doctors SayThe possibility of a "flu-pocalypse" is being talked about after record numbers of patients were diagnosed with influenza in Australia
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
Flu Season Is Here -- And So Are The Myths About VaccinesWill having a flu shot give you the flu?
Many Visit Urgent-Care Centers Amid Raging Flu Season In SoCalThe flu is back and getting worse by the week.
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.
'Alarming' Flu Epidemic Escalates, Cedars Sinai Has Visitors Wear Surgical Masks To Slow SpreadIn an effort to help quell Southern California's flu epidemic, one local hospital is asking all visitors to wear surgical masks while in the building.
California's Flu Crisis Getting Worse By The DayThe number of flu deaths across California have more than doubled since last week and hospitals are packed with patients.