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2014/2015 flu season worst since 2009 pandemic

This year’s flu season is turning out to be one of the deadliest on record, according to new government health statistics.

Over 560 Canadians have died and more than 7,400 have been hospitalized as a result of the influenza virus during the 2014/2015 flu season which ends in August. 255 more words

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Alberta's flu-related deaths surpass 100 this season

WATCH ABOVE: It’s a deadly milestone that hasn’t been seen in nearly 20 years in Alberta. There have been more than 100 flu-related deaths this season. 344 more words

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Aust team targets single flu shot for life

The Sydney Morning Herald May 14, 2015

Australian researchers have been part of a discovery that could lead to a single-shot flu vaccine offering protection for life. 92 more words

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Fluvax given to children under-five despite ban, prompting warning by Australia’s chief medical officer

Herald Sun Lucie Van Den Berg 7 May 2015

NINE Australian children have been given a flu vaccine banned in children under five because it can cause fever and febrile convulsions.  59 more words

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Canine Influenza Update

What is it?

It is a flu virus that can cause high fever, loss of appetite, coughing, nasal discharge and lethargy. Some cases progress to pneumonia and occasionally death. 370 more words

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Dog flu outbreak prompts warnings in Chicago

Wanted to share this warning with all those who may be traveling with dogs in or around the Chicago area. It pays to be aware of the outbreak and the symptoms associated with this flu if your dog may be exposed by living in the area or traveling to the area. 155 more words

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Influenza and pertussis vaccination coverage in pregnant women.

Pregnant women have an increased risk for complications and hospitalizations when infected with the influenza virus in the second or third trimester. Additionally, infants under six months of age are most vulnerable when contracting pertussis. 230 more words

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