influenza

Granite Bay woman fighting for life against H1N1

A Granite Bay woman is clinging to life at a Roseville hospital, breathing only with the assistance of a ventilator three weeks after being admitted with an H1N1 diagnosis. Dr. Ro ...

Flu cases showing up across country

As the new year approaches, so does the peak of influenza season and, according to WebMD.com, Placer County experiencing a “moderate” outbreak. Flu season can begin as ...

Another View: Getting flu shot great investment in your health

When discussing the flu, “same old, same old” means more than 40,000 people will die in this country of the flu this winter. That’s as many people as will likely ...

Viruses bugging local residents

While viruses are floating around the local area, one doctor says the flu has yet to hit Auburn hard. “I myself have not been diagnosing influenza more (than normal) recently, ...

10-Point Checkup: H1N1 flu in Placer County widespread, vaccine on way

1. Waiting for vaccine. Placer County was initially expecting its first big delivery in mid-October of 36,000 doses. It’s now not expected until the first week of November and ma ...