Flu http://kunm.org en Chicken Soup For The Influenza-Riddled Soul http://kunm.org/post/chicken-soup-influenza-riddled-soul <p>In California, at least eight people <a href="http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2014/01/08/flu-now-widespread-in-california/">have died</a> from the flu. In North Texas, <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2014/01/07/flu-deaths-jump-in-north-texas.html">19 deaths</a>. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:15:50 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 39905 at http://kunm.org Chicken Soup For The Influenza-Riddled Soul Native Americans At Higher Risk For Flu Complications http://kunm.org/post/native-americans-higher-risk-flu-complications <p>Health Departments in the Southwest are <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/fluactivitysurv.htm" target="target_blank">beginning to see some of the first flu cases of the season</a>. Officials warn there are many populations at higher risk for health complications for the flu.</p><p><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5848a1.htm" target="target_blank">One high-risk group is Native Americans</a>. However, the reason why isn’t fully understood.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:07:59 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 36034 at http://kunm.org Native Americans At Higher Risk For Flu Complications State Reports Two Deaths Related To Flu http://kunm.org/post/state-reports-two-deaths-related-flu <p>The New Mexico Department of Health reports two children have died from flu in the state in the past month, bringing the number of influenza related deaths in New Mexico to 89 since the beginning of the flu season.</p><p>Dr. Chad Smelser is an epidemiologist with the Department of Health. He says the number of deaths this year is somewhat elevated in comparison to previous years.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 00:22:29 +0000 Maria Abrosimova 25046 at http://kunm.org