Flu Season Still Getting Worse; Now As Bad As 2009 Swine FluThe flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.
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.
2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Santa CruzTwo more flu deaths were recorded in Santa Cruz County this week, county health officials said Thursday.
2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Santa Clara County, 50 More StatewideTwo 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.
2nd Flu Death Of Season Recorded In San FranciscoThe second flu-related death of the season has been recorded in San Francisco, city health officials said Wednesday.
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.
Sonoma County's Flu Victim, 'Matty' Walker, Was Just 23Matthew "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.
San Mateo, Sonoma Counties See 1st Flu-Related Deaths Of SeasonTwo more Bay Area counties reported their first flu-related deaths of the season on Thursday -- San Mateo County and Sonoma County.
Contra Costa County Woman Dies From H1N1 FluA woman in Contra Costa County has died from the H1N1 influenza virus, a health official told KPIX 5 on Tuesday.
Marin County Swine Flu Cases Prompt Push For VaccinationsHealth 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.
UC Davis Researchers Find Swine Flu In Elephant Seals Off California CoastSwine flu has been detected in elephant seals off the Central California coast.
Animal Update: Can You Make Your Pet Sick?It's well known that swine flu and bird flu can be transmitted from animals to people, but is the reserve true? Can an owner make his pet sick?