Experts: Even with Ebola worries, don't forget the dangers of flu

October 18, 2014 2:09 AM

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - With so much attention on the Ebola virus, families are reminded not to forget about the dangers of the flu. Experts say some of the early symptoms of Ebola and the flu can be similar. But, you can only be exposed to Ebola through direct contact with someone who's been to an affected country in West Africa.

"We're definitely coming up on the flu season, and so that should still stay on the minds of patients," Kaiser Permanente's Dr. Kimberlee Fong said.

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