flu shot http://wkms.org en Kentucky Flu Outbreaks on the Rise, Prompt Officials to Raise Flu Level to Widespread Status http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-flu-outbreaks-rise-prompt-officials-raise-flu-level-widespread-status <p></p><p></p><p>More than half of Kentucky’s regions have seen an increase in flu outbreaks in the past week prompting the state health department to raise the flu level to widespread. That’s the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s highest level for flu.</p><p>State epidemiologist Craig Humbaugh says this year the main strain is H1N1, which first emerged in 2009. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 20:53:36 +0000 Whitney Jones 37864 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Flu Outbreaks on the Rise, Prompt Officials to Raise Flu Level to Widespread Status Kentucky Flu Season Officially Underway http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-flu-season-officially-underway <p></p><p>Kentucky has recorded its first two confirmed cases of flu for this season, one of them in Henderson County.&nbsp;</p><p>The two cases of influenza are no indication of how prevalent flu will be the next several months. The other flu case was reported in Jefferson County. State epidemiologist Craig Humbaugh says the flu bug is not an ailment which spreads from county to county necessarily. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 20:37:34 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 36127 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Flu Season Officially Underway