Ray Dunaway: Pneumonia and Influenza Deaths On The Rise Dr Ulysses Wu, chief of infectious disease joined Ray as reports show pneumonia and influenza deaths on the rise. According to the CDC, 7.4 percent of deaths were due to pneumonia and influenza during the week ending Jan. 7, which is above the epidemic threshold of 7.3 percent for that week. Flu-related hospitalizations continued to rise as well. As of Jan. 21, there have been 4,317 lab-confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations this season, up drastically from the 2,864 reported through Jan. 14.
Flu Activity Up In ConnecticutInfluenza season is beginning to ramp up in Connecticut.
Flu Making Presence Felt In State
UConn Health Expert Stresses Importance Of Flu Shot A UConn Health expert is reminding residents not to ignore the dangers of the flu, especially for the elderly.
Here's How To Keep Healthy This Flu SeasonThere are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
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.
CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal FluThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For InfluenzaNew study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.
State Flu Deaths At 19The latest flu data shows 19 deaths in Connecticut through March 8.
Flu Deaths In State Reach EightThe flu continues to take its toll in Connecticut.
Flu Cases Spike In StateThe flu is starting to really rear its ugly head in Connecticut.