Flu Numbers Up in Colorado

Jan 10th @ 11:53 am in News by katymitchel

State Health officials say the number of people hospitalized because of the flu in Colorado tripled in two weeks.Colorado Public Radio reports that 748 people were hospitalized as of Jan. 4, up from 263 as of Dec. 21.¬†At this time last year, 506 hospitalizations were reported. Colorado is in the throes of one of its worst flu seasons since 2009 and a large number of those ending up in the hospital are young adults who usually aren’t as hard hit by the flu.