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Your best weapon against the flu: an annual shot

January 2nd, 2013
Whenever there is a significant threat of a new strain, such as a new "swine flu" virus, there may be additional instructions and even a recommendation for a separate second vaccine. Consequences of influenza The flu is an unpredictable illness ...


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Texas hotbed for flu in past month; Case spike drains pediatric Tamiflu

January 1st, 2013
For many East Texans the holidays have been celebrated in bed as they battled the flu or flu-like illness, and healthcare workers have been bombarded with a bevy of sick patients. The spike in cases has drained pediatric Tamiflu in Tyler, officials said.


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Qatari woman dies of swine flu

December 17th, 2012
A Qatari woman has succumbed to illness after contracting the fatal H1N1 virus in early October, a senior medical official announced here on Saturday. The woman, 26 years was in her 29th week into pregnancy when she was admitted to the intensive ...


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Dr. Bill Elliott: With possible bad flu season coming, it’s not too late to get vaccine

December 10th, 2012
Influenza A is generally a more serious illness and includes the infamous H1N1 (swine flu) virus that hit us so hard in 2009. The vaccine this year contains H1N1 and another influenza A virus — H3N2. Both are the predominant flu viruses ...


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Dr. Bill Elliott: With possible bad flu season coming, it’s not too late to get vaccine

December 10th, 2012
Influenza A is generally a more serious illness and includes the infamous H1N1 (swine flu) virus that hit us so hard in 2009. The vaccine this year contains H1N1 and another influenza A virus — H3N2. Both are the predominant flu viruses ...


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Flu outbreak shutters STAB Upper School

December 7th, 2012
The school last canceled classes and events due to illness to prevent the spread of swine flu in February 2009, Gleason said. The Belfield campus, which houses preschool through eighth grade, has not been affected, Lourie said. Classes will be held as scheduled.


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Flu outbreak shutters STAB Upper School

December 6th, 2012
The school last canceled classes and events due to illness to prevent the spread of swine flu in February 2009, Cleason said. The Belfield campus, which houses preschool through eighth grade, has not been affected, Lourie said. Classes will be held as scheduled.


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Flu outbreak shutters STAB Upper School

December 6th, 2012
The school last canceled classes and events due to illness to prevent the spread of swine flu in February 2009, Cleason said. The Belfield campus, which houses preschool through eighth grade, has not been affected, Lourie said. Classes will be held as scheduled.


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Reports of flu-like illness have spiked in Tampa Bay area

December 5th, 2012
Locally, reports of flulike illnesses have spiked higher than the past several years, with the exception of swine flu in 2009, said Warren McDougle, director of the epidemiology program at the Hillsborough County Health Department. "We're seeing ...


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Reports of flu-like illness have spiked in Tampa Bay area

December 5th, 2012
Locally, reports of flulike illnesses have spiked higher than the past several years, with the exception of swine flu in 2009, said Warren McDougle, director of the epidemiology program at the Hillsborough County Health Department. "We're seeing ...


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