DENVER (CBS4) – Physicians in Colorado have been busy seeing patients suffering from coughs, sore throats and the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports Colorado is currently one of two states with the highest level of influenza activity.
According to new statistics by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, flu-related illnesses have spiked in Colorado over the past week. The report shows that 376 people have been hospitalized with the virus since the flu season started in October.
Dr. Heather Young, who works in the Infectious Disease department at Denver Health, said the flu season has not yet peaked in our state.