Flu Season Peaking in Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. – The number of flu cases has been on the rise in Oregon, and it has similarities to a severe strain from four years ago. Doctors are recommending people get vaccinated to avoid getting sick. Dr. Jim Shames of Jackson County Health said the predominant strain in this year’s flu is H1N1, which … Continue reading »

Eugene Boy Dies From Flu

EUGENE, Ore. — Doctors confirmed a five year old boy died from the H1N1 virus. Calandra Burgess says she took her son, Ronan, to his pediatrician when he had a 104.7 degree fever and a barking seal-like cough. The doctor thought Ronan had a bad case of the croup. Burgess said her son Ronan collapsed … Continue reading »