CT Pulse: Hospital’s chief of Infectious Diseases talks flu season

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

Health official: Complications from flu caused death of New Canaan 10-year-old boy

[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

Season of sniffles, and worse…

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