New strains of flu are the most deadly, says UA researcher Michael Worobey
The severity of this season’s H1N1 flu has put a local medical team into overdrive.
State health officials say influenza is now widespread in Arizona, and Pima County is no exception.
The University of Arizona Health Network, which includes two local hospitals, is for the first time mandating flu shots for workers.
A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.
In response to a new strain of influenza reported in China, the Arizona State Laboratory has obtained H7N9 influenza test kits from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Flu season likely has not peaked yet in Pima County, a local health department officials says.
MINNEAPOLIS — The U.S. influenza season is off to a fast start, which may hurt insurers, hospitals and people lulled by the milder outbreaks of the recent past.
A case of flu on Thanksgiving Day that involved a young patient could be Pima County's first influenza case in what looks to be a busy season.
Northwest Healthcare will hold a drive-thru flu-shot clinic this Thursday, Oct. 24.
A free annual health fair that starts at 9 a.m. at the downtown Tucson Armory Park Senior Center tomorrow - Thursday Oct. 4 - will include a flu shot clinic.
Those promotions for flu shots that have begun appearing around Tucson are not premature - now is a good time to get immunized, health officials say.
PHOENIX — The first case of West Nile Virus of the state’s monsoon season has been confirmed, Arizona health officials say.
It’s a late and so far weak flu season in Arizona.
MESA — Arizona health officials have confirmed the state’s first
two flu cases this season.