The number of confirmed flu-related deaths in Californians under 65 years old has risen to 278, with six of those deaths being children.
A Costa Mesa research lab is using Southland volunteers to test for a new flu vaccine.
CBS2′s Lisa Sigell reports doctors are once again urging Southland residents to get vaccinated, with the total number of flu-related deaths in L.A. County now at 52.
A pregnant South Bay woman and her unborn child are the latest victims of the flu, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Thursday.
California health officials say 147 people in the state have died from the flu this season.
Despite the above-average temperatures throughout most of the month, doctors say Southern California is in the midst of a flu epidemic with 95 deaths so far this season.
In 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.
Flu deaths in California have increased by 50, bringing the total to 95 for the season so far, the state Department of Public Health announced Friday.
California health officials say 45 people have died so far this flu season, including two babies.
Long Beach health officials Wednesday said a 41-year-old man has become the city’s first influenza death of the 2013-14 season.
State health officials said Friday that there has been an accelerated increase in flu activity this season, including seven confirmed deaths and 28 more under investigation.
A 30-year-old Coachella Valley man was the first person to die of flu this year in Riverside County, public health officials said Thursday.
Flu season is taking hold across Southern California even as some counties have reported an uptick in the number of cases among healthy young and middle-aged adults, health officials warned Friday.
Authorities Thursday said Orange County has recorded the first flu death this season by someone under 65 years of age.
Getting a flu shot will be a requirement this year for all healthcare personnel in Los Angeles County.