Medical experts on In-Depth talk coronavirus
Rebekah Sager
February 14, 2020 - 10:33 am
Although there's only been one confirmed case of coronavirus in Los Angeles County, one in Orange County and one in San Diego to date, residents remain terrified of becoming infected.
Read More
CBS News
February 10, 2020 - 10:57 am
This week, the state of Colorado suffered its second pediatric flu death of the season. The first, in January, was a school-aged child outside the Denver metro area. The second, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, was a 4-year-old boy from Pueblo.
Read More
edestrians wear face masks as they walk through a crosswalk in Causeway Bay district on January 23, 2020 in Hong Kong, China.
KNX 1070
January 23, 2020 - 3:47 pm
Health officials reported Thursday that 27 people are under watch after it was determined that they were in contact with a Snohomish, Washington man who tested positive for the first U.S. case of Wuhan coronavirus. The Snohomish County man is his 30s and is in isolation at Providence Regional...
Read More
KNX 1070
January 02, 2020 - 11:47 am
Public health officials are sending out a new warning about the flu after a big jump in cases involving a particular strain. Normally Influenza Type A, which can mutate and poses the greatest risk for widespread infection to the population is seen beginning in October, with Type B (a more generic...
Read More
Johnny Lopez
November 11, 2019 - 7:52 am
Ten people in Oklahoma wound up in the hospital after being given the wrong medication. Eight residents and two staff members at Jacquelyn House, a care facility for people with intellectual disabilities, became unresponsive after being injected with insulin instead of the flu shot, reported USA...
Read More
November 08, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Flu season is officially here. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. This can infect the throat, nose and sometimes lungs. RADIO.COM interviewed Dr. Janette Nesheiwat, a medical correspondent and medical director of City MD, who says the best way to prevent the...
Read More
Ameera Butt
October 21, 2019 - 1:37 pm
The first flu death of the season has been reported in LA County. The individual who died was a middle-aged person with underlying health conditions, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health). The department notes that kids younger than five, adults 65 and...
Read More
FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. The flu forecast is cloudy and it’s too soon to know if the U.S. is in for a third miserable season in a row, but health officials said Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 not to delay vaccination. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
September 26, 2019 - 8:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The flu forecast is cloudy and it's too soon to know if the U.S. is in for a third miserable season in a row, but health officials said Thursday not to delay vaccination. While the vaccine didn't offer much protection the past two years, specialists have fine-tuned the recipe in...
Read More
June 27, 2019 - 6:37 am
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. health officials say the flu vaccine has again turned out to be a big disappointment. The vaccine didn't work against a flu bug that popped up halfway through the flu season. Figures released Thursday show the vaccine was only 29% effective overall. The Centers for Disease...
Read More
FILE - In this June 23, 2018 file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol Agent walks between vehicles outside the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late Tuesday, May 21, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it would stop detaining migrants at the processing center in McAllen, Texas. CBP says "a large number" of people in custody were found Tuesday to have high fevers. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
May 22, 2019 - 4:53 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 30 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center where a flu-stricken teenage boy died, the latest evidence of growing public health threats posed by inadequate facilities to deal with a surge of families and children reaching the U.S. border...
Read More