Heath Druzin / Boise State Public Radio


An outbreak of the deadly coronavirus has set off alarm bells among public health officials. It’s also kept the phone ringing off the hook for businesses that specialize in disaster preparedness.

Thousands of cases of the coronavirus have been reported worldwide, with most occurring in China. However, the outbreak is sure to have big economic impacts in the U.S.

Niki Forbin-Orr

An increasing number of Idahoans are dying of the flu this season, according to health officials. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare confirms that, as of this week, there have been 12 flu-related fatalities this season. Additionally, flu is the suspect in the deaths of three Idaho children.