Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
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.
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.
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.
A report released Monday shows that Los Angeles County has outpaced the rest of the country in reducing its mortality rate over the past decade.
A San Fernando Valley woman has become the first person in Los Angeles County to die from influenza-related complications this season.
The Health Department Monday confirmed Los Angeles County’s first influenza case of the season.
Actor Burt Reynolds is in the intensive care unit of a Florida hospital, suffering from the flu.
Amid a sharp uptick in the number of patients being treated for flu-like symptoms, one Mission Viejo doctor said Friday he has seen several that were already vaccinated.
California health officials say flu activity is now widespread throughout the state as the death toll for people under 65 climbs.
California health officials say flu activity is now widespread throughout the state, and one new death in people under 65 has been reported, bringing this season’s death toll to five people.
A second person has died from the flu in Orange County.