Despite Difficult Flu Season, Doctors Say Patients Heading To Emergency Room Too Soon
US Flu Season Off To Quick Start; Widespread In 7 StatesThis year’s flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug.
Flu On The Rise In California With 9 Dead In 2017The first flu death in the state happened in Los Angeles County last month. Both Yolo and Stanislaus counties have had their own flu deaths in January.
Chipotle Outbreak Over; CDC Closes InvestigationThe federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.
Number Of Boston College Students Sickened After Eating At Chipotle Continues To ClimbBoston College said Tuesday the number of students complaining of gastrointestinal symptoms after eating at a Chipotle this weekend has climbed to 80, up from the 30 it reported the previous day.
CDC Expects Number Of People Infected With E. Coli From Costco Chicken Salad To GrowThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of people affected by an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves.
Unable To Strike, Cable Car Workers In San Francisco Call In SickSan Francisco's famed cable cars were not running Monday morning and the rest of the city's transit system was experiencing rush-hour delays after workers called in sick, transportation officials said.
Family Saved At Sea Asks Critics To Hold JudgmentA family lifted from a disabled sailboat hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast with their sick 1-year-old is thanking rescuers and defending their "maritime life."
Bay Area Student May Have Exposed Thousands To Measles On Public TransitSan Francisco Bay Area health officials issued a public warning that a college student with measles could have exposed thousands of others when he attended classes and rode public transit.
Flu Claims First Calaveras And Plumas Counties This Season The flu has claimed the life of its first victim in Plumas County. Health officials say the senior passed away last week after being hospitalized from influenza.
Flu Now Widespread In California; 5 Deaths ReportedCalifornia 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.
Thousands Camping Out For Free Medical Treatment At Cal Expo ClinicHundreds of people are about to get free health care. When you consider the skyrocketing cost of medical care today, it’s a deal some families can't refuse.