Closer Look Wrap Up 01/02/14
Three people in Midland and Odessa have died after complications from the H1N1 strain of the flu. Ector County health officials say there have been no new reported cases since two people died at Medical Center on Monday. Today we've learned that an additional three cases have been reported at midland memorial hospital...
At the same hospital, one person who was over 65 died earlier this week.
So how can you protect yourself and your family? We sat down with Diana Ruiz, Director of Population Control at Medical Center Hospital. She said the H1N1 strain of the flu is similar to the common flu. She said if you have symptoms like extreme fatigue, headache, nausea and vomiting see your doctor. She said everyone should get a flu shot but especially children, the elderly and others at high risk. This year’s shot does cover the H1N1 strain of the flu.
SmartPhone Apps make life easier for millions of us providing not just entertainment but tools that we've all grown to rely on.
However, before you agree to let an app have full reign of your device, there are some things to keep in mind. Tyler Patton, Regional Director of the Better Business Bureau said you need to be diligent when you decide if you should allow an app access. Apps like maps or driving directions do need to access your location, but other apps do not.