Swine flu

(AP)

243 Deaths From Flu This Season In California; Health Officials Say Numbers Reflect Decline

California health officials said the recent numbers show an overall statewide decline in the number of deaths this season, and that the number of hospitalizations are tapering back to normal levels.

02/15/2014

(CBS)

2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Santa Cruz

Two more flu deaths were recorded in Santa Cruz County this week, county health officials said Thursday.

02/06/2014

A syringe filled with influenza vaccination is seen at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 14, 2014 in Concord, California. Public health officials are encouraging residents to get flu shots as an aggressive strain of the H1N1 'swine flu' has killed 15 people in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Santa Clara County, 50 More Statewide

Two more flu-related deaths were recorded in Santa Clara County on Friday as state Department of Public Health officials confirmed there have been 50 more influenza deaths throughout the state as of last week.

01/24/2014

A syringe filled with influenza vaccination is seen at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 14, 2014 in Concord, California. Public health officials are encouraging residents to get flu shots as an aggressive strain of the H1N1 'swine flu' has killed 15 people in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2nd Flu Death Of Season Recorded In San Francisco

The second flu-related death of the season has been recorded in San Francisco, city health officials said Wednesday.

01/22/2014

A box of influenza vaccine shots is seen in the MinuteClinic at the CVS/pharmacy on January 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2013-2014 influenza season is starting to take off in the United States, with more than half the country reporting widespread cases of flu activity, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Kaiser Permanente, Walgreens Experience Flu Vaccine Shortages

Bay Area County health officials are predicting that many people will try to get a flu shot in the days ahead, as news spreads about growing number of flu-related deaths.

01/10/2014

Matthew 'Matty' Walker

Sonoma County’s Flu Victim, ‘Matty’ Walker, Was Just 23

Matthew “Matty” Walker of Santa Rosa thought he had pneumonia. It turns out it was much more serious: the H1N1 flu virus. Doctors tried to save him. But he never recovered. He died Wednesday at the age of 23.

01/09/2014

A man receives a flu shot. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

San Mateo, Sonoma Counties See 1st Flu-Related Deaths Of Season

Two more Bay Area counties reported their first flu-related deaths of the season on Thursday — San Mateo County and Sonoma County.

01/09/2014

(CBS)

Contra Costa County Woman Dies From H1N1 Flu

A woman in Contra Costa County has died from the H1N1 influenza virus, a health official told KPIX 5 on Tuesday.

01/07/2014

Three year-old Hannah Rood receives an H1N1 vaccination during a drive thru H1N1 vaccination. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Marin County Swine Flu Cases Prompt Push For Vaccinations

Health officials in Marin County report they are seeing an increase in the number of people contracting the swine flu virus which killed thousands of people worldwide in 2009.

01/03/2014

Elephant seals

UC Davis Researchers Find Swine Flu In Elephant Seals Off California Coast

Swine flu has been detected in elephant seals off the Central California coast.

05/16/2013

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