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Only about one Nevadan in five has gotten a flu shot this fall, despite a $1.3 million infusion of federal funds to promote vaccinations at a time when public health officials say they are needed the most.
Nevadans have spent the last six months worrying about COVID
The Southern Nevada Health District says six people died from the flu in Clark County between February 9 and the 15.
One was between the ages of 25 and 49, three between 50 and 64, and two were 65 or older.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The flu season is off and running in the Deep South.
To outsmart influenza, researchers are leveraging the biological information encoded in infection-fighting antibodies to design new drugs. One attempt neutralizes near-lethal levels of flu in mice.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A 10-year-old Henderson boy is the latest southern Nevada fatality attributed to the flu.
Knowing how to differentiate between symptoms of each can be important, especially if you're at high risk for flu's complications. Influenza can lead to pneumonia, hospitalization and even death.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say a young child and two adults are among the first people to suffer this season's flu-related deaths in Clark County.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County Health District is reporting the first flu-related death of the 2018-19 flu season.
An announcement from the district says the victim was over 65 and at risk for complications due to other medical conditions.
When 39-year-old Charlie Hinderliter got the flu last winter, he ended up in a medically induced coma and spent 58 days hospitalized. Serious, even fatal, complications can hit patients of any age.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Health officials say that nearly one-quarter of the 57 Southern Nevadans who died of the flu during the current season were vaccinated.