The Connecticut Department of Health has classified flu activity in Connecticut as widespread, with flu-related emergency room and outpatient visits both on the rise.
On Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 12:30, CT Pulse is focusing on flu season. According to the CDC, cases of the flu rose sharply over the last two weeks. A tragedy this week in New Canaan is also putting a spotlight on complications from the flu. Dr. Zane Saul, chief of Infectious Diseases at Bridgeport Hospital joins us to talk about this … read more
[UPDATED 10:39 a.m JAN. 16] The cause of the death of the 10-year-old New Canaan fourth grader was flu complicated by pneumonia followed by sepsis, according to a New Canaan health official on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. A New Canaan health official reported to the Advertiser information that he received from a New York State medical examiner. “It … read more
Flu season is upon us, which means it’s germ warfare in the workplace, the marketplace, the nursery school, the classroom and the bedroom. On Monday, when I got on the packed train, shoulder-to-shoulder with my commuter brothers and sisters, I realized it would be an unpleasant morning because I had a runny nose, a very serious runny nose, along with … read more