AP (Dec. 30, 2014) An early start to the flu season has hit Minnesota hard. Flu season usually peaks in January or February, but the North Star State has already seen three pediatric deaths from the virus, and many ... watch video
Howdini (Sep. 10, 2014) Learn how to prevent the flu with good habits practiced every day. From proper hand-washing to getting the rest you need, keep yourself, and your family, happy and healthy this flu season.
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AP (Jan. 27, 2014) Would you voluntarily get the flu and stay in isolation for more than a week? Groups of research participants are signing up to be part of a flu immunity study at the National Institutes of Health. ... watch video
Cleveland Clinic (Oct. 13, 2014) Chances are someone you know is at high risk of developing severe complications from the flu. Experts weigh in on why it’s important to get a flu vaccine, the type of vaccine that’s best ... watch video
AP (Dec. 17, 2014) A wave of flu illnesses has forced some Ohio schools to shut down over the past week. State officials confirmed one pediatric flu-related death, a 15-year-old girl in southern Ohio. (Dec. 17)
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Newsy (Dec. 31, 2014) This year's flu strain mutated away from experts' predictions, making the flu shot not as effective. That's not necessarily a reason to not get one.
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Mar. 13, 2015 New research findings parallel earlier results: Adding a strain of influenza B could improve effectiveness of an influenza vaccine. Findings from this study of flu vaccines delivered by a small ... read more
Jan. 7, 2015 The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that flu activity is “high” or “widespread” in 43 states and call it an epidemic this season. Most of the cases are caused by the H3N2 ... read more
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