Swine flu has been detected in elephant seals off the Central California coast.
Health officials say there have been two flu deaths in the Sacramento area and influenza cases are increasing throughout the region.
The flu started early and the virus is spreading rapidly. In an update Friday, the Centers for Disease Control reports a high level of flu activity in 29 states and a moderate level in nine others. Health officials say it’s not too late to get vaccinated. We look at who should get the flu shot.
Software security company Symantec has issued a warning against an increasing cyber-threat. According to the company they’ve seen a dramatic jump in ransomware cases.
Yosemite National Park will offer testing to all employees at the site to determine if they have ever been infected with a deadly mouse-borne virus, officials said Thursday.
California public health officials have tested 100 workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were exposed to the deadly mouse-borne hantavirus.
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Doctors in San Francisco are asking parents to look out for an aggressive virus among children. The city has seen several cases of a new strand of hand, foot and mouth disease.
A Danville dog park was shut down Wednesday after a dog that visited the park was found to have a virus, city officials said.