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Flu taking its toll on Merced families

Three kids with the flu. If that isn't every parents' nightmare, try having your kids get sick on the weekend, when the childrens' regular doctor is off.

That's what Cindy Latronica of Merced is going through right now. But do her kids really have the flu, or is it another respiratory virus?

"The flu is here," said Dr. Tim Livermore, public health officer for Merced County. "But so are other viruses."No matter what the disease is, either the flu or another virus, it's hitting Merced citizens hard.

Read the full story in Thursday's Merced Sun-Star.