Flu http://boisestatepublicradio.org en Flu Season Difficult To Track In Idaho http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/flu-season-difficult-track-idaho <p></p><p></p><p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports the flu is now widespread in 47 states, including Idaho.&nbsp; Doctor Leslie Tengelsen is Idaho’s deputy state epidemiologist.&nbsp; She says the flu season has arrived early this year. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 05:32:03 +0000 Samantha Wright 19478 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Flu Season Difficult To Track In Idaho Flu Widespread Across The Nation, Including Idaho http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/flu-widespread-across-nation-including-idaho <p></p><p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today said the flu is now widespread in 47 states. That's up from 41 states the week before.&nbsp;</p><p>Dr. Leslie Tengelsen, Idaho’s deputy state epidemiologist, says the Gem state is no exception.&nbsp; “We’ve seen a steady rise in hospitalizations, doctor’s visits, so flu is here.” Fri, 11 Jan 2013 21:09:18 +0000 Samantha Wright 19306 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Flu Widespread Across The Nation, Including Idaho Flu Season Hangs On In Parts Of Northwest http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/flu-season-hangs-parts-northwest <p>Flu season is hanging on longer than usual in parts of the Northwest. That&rsquo;s shown in cases of the flu -- and also via web searches. Google queries for terms like &ldquo;muscle aches,&rdquo; &rdquo;flu symptoms&rdquo; and &ldquo;thermometer&rdquo; are being used to track where flu is hitting now.</p><p>Google and the Centers for Disease Control have found that flu-related searches go hand-in-hand with confirmed cases of the flu. Up-to-the-minute data is available on the web for anyone to track at a site called Google Flu Trends.</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:07:26 +0000 Jessica Robinson 3974 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Flu Season Hangs On In Parts Of Northwest