Archive for April, 2008

Health center prepares for possibility of pandemic flu

Seasonal flu is a bad problem, says Dr. Sam Alexander, director of the University Health Center, but pandemic flu is the real fear. “We’re not just planning, but practicing,” he says. “Because a pandemic will happen. It’s a matter of when.” It’s not enough to have a book full of […]

Campus wheezing way through flu season

This year, it’s been tougher than ever to flee the flu. In the first week in January, Colorado became the first state to experience “widespread” flu as reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Six weeks later, flu was widespread in every state but one. Last year, Colorado […]