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Experts Stress Importance Of Vaccinations As Flu Season Picks Up

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NEW YORK (CBSMiami) – Flu season is picking up, with federal health officials reporting sharp increases in flu activity nationwide. 259 more words

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Flu Shot Found to be More Effective Than Nasal Mist Flu Vaccine

A new study published in Pediatrics reports the nasal FluMist vaccine to be less effective in treating the flu as compared to the traditional flu shot. 505 more words

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Flu Now Widespread in Multiple States

The CDC has reported an increase in flu activity during our 52nd week of the year ending on 12/29/18.

The CDC reports outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) jumped to 4.1%, above the national baseline of 2.2%. 964 more words

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New Brunswick seeing early spike in flu-related cases: health officials

It’s flu season again and New Brunswick health officials say this year’s H1N1 strain is especially bad.

Emergency rooms are slammed with cases. There have been over 300 cases of influenza in the past two weeks in the province. 279 more words

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Canada having 'substantial' flu season so far, off to faster start than last year's

This year’s flu season, predicted to be relatively mild, is defying expectations.

According to surveillance data released by the Public Health Agency of Canada on Friday, there have been 13,796 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases across Canada this season, up until December 29, 2018. 430 more words

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Should you or your child get a flu shot?

Written by Lee Stevenson   Sorry not edited though. I just write the post but I am not very good at editing.

I am not saying do not get vaccinated, what I am saying is look at both sides before you make a choice. 3,275 more words

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Number of flu cases in Nova Scotia down slightly, but the worst is yet to come

It’s that time of year again — flu season.

Cases of the flu typically spike in the new year, and already some cities out west are reporting higher than normal numbers. 292 more words

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