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2 years 5 months ago

Possible shots fired at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities are investigating a report that gunshots were fired in the vicinity of The White House. Sgt. David Schlosser of the U.S. Park Police said Friday evening that the agency received a report of shots fired near 16th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, between The White...

3 years 5 months ago

Whooping cough on the rise in Colorado

Due to a notable increase in the number of pertussis or whooping cough cases reported in Colorado since July, the state health department is recommending expanded use of vaccine for various age groups. From July 1 through Nov. 13 of this year, 229 pertussis cases have been reported, compared...

3 years 6 months ago

Boo to the Flu

Storytime, treat bags and flu shots are what you can expect at the East Library on Wednesday, October 13 th . The program is called Boo to the Flu and vaccinations are being offered to the community through a joint effort between the Pikes Peak Library District and the...

3 years 8 months ago

Free immunization clinic in Colorado Springs

Are your kids up-to-date on their shots? SET Family Medical Clinics is offering free immunizations this Thursday, August 19, 4:30 - 6:30 pm. The clinic will offer immunizations for children ages 4 - 18 that are uninsured, Medicaid eligible, American Indian or Alaskan Native. SET Family Medical Clinics...

3 years 10 months ago

Victim of home invasion fought back

A Pueblo man said he fought back when someone broke through his front door early Thursday morning. It happened around 1:30 Thursday morning in the 2800 block of Aster on Pueblo's south side. James Otero, 28, said he fought with three armed men. During the scuffle, his two pit...

4 years 1 month ago

1 in 4 parents think shots cause autism

One in four U.S. parents believes some vaccines cause autism in healthy children, but even many of those worried about vaccine risks think their children should be vaccinated. Most parents continue to follow the advice of their children's doctors, according to a study based on a survey of 1,552...

4 years 3 months ago

Surgeon General visits USOC for vaccination push

The nation's top doctors are in Colorado Springs with a message for Olympic athletes and the community; Get vaccinated. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin and CDC Director Anne Schuchat joined State Health Officer Ned Calonge at the US Olympic Training Center Tuesday to encourage vaccinations ahead of the Winter Olympic...

4 years 5 months ago

Side effects not always due to swine flu shot

As millions of people worldwide begin getting the new swine flu shot, public health officials are bracing for rumors about dangerous side effects linked to the vaccine. Hundreds of people on any given day will die, develop the paralyzing Guillain-Barre syndrome or have spontaneous abortions, and that doesn't necessarily...

4 years 5 months ago

Preventive maintenance in Pueblo

The Center for Disease Control has released the latest numbers. 19 deaths from H1N1 were reported in children last week alone - making it the deadliest week for kids since the outbreak started. More than two-thirds of the deaths are in kids who have underlying health conditions. Experts...

4 years 5 months ago

Swine flu deaths in Colorado: 25

The number of H1N1 Swine Flu deaths has grown to 25 in Colorado, seven of them children. More than 1300 people have been hospitalized with swine flu. While there's encouraging news coming from the Colorado Department of Helath--the state agency reports that cases of H1N1 Swine Flu in the...

4 years 5 months ago

Seasonal flu vaccinations hit record number

More Americans have been vaccinated against seasonal flu this fall than ever before by this time of year, federal health officials said Friday. Sixty million people have gotten the winter flu vaccine - probably because they're paying more attention to flu warnings in general, thanks to swine flu. It's...

4 years 6 months ago

Many swine flu deaths linked to pneumonia

Many people who've died from swine flu also have been infected with pneumonia bacteria, underscoring the need for vaccination against that bug, too, federal health officials said Wednesday. Of 77 people who died from complications of the H1N1 strain between May 1 and Aug. 20, 22, or nearly 30...

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