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We are seeing colds and Strep. Parents always ask how can they tell a minor cold from something more serious. You can not easily tell the difference. 215 more words

Child Safety

Young and old advised to take precautions as flu cases rise

EDMONTON – New figures released by Alberta Health Services show the number of flu cases continue to rise across the province, particularly in Alberta’s capital. 482 more words


A curious preventive

During the 1942 influenza season in Victoria a curious article appeared in a country newspaper, suggesting an unusual preventive of influenza.

‘Influenza’s foe: a tribute to snuff.’ The Horsham Times, 14 Apr 1942, p.2. 14 more words

The vaccine that killed 50 million

The Vaccine that Killed 50,000,000

VERY FEW PEOPLE realize that the worst epidemic ever to hit America, the Spanish Influenza of 1918 was the after effect of the massive nation-wide vaccine campaign.

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¿Influenza, dengue, chikungunya o zika?

¿Influenza, dengue, chikungunya o zika?

Con el fin de mantener un ambiente seguro para el aprendizaje, el Departamento de Educación activó el protocolo y sistema de vigilancia para prevenir la transmisión de influenza y evitar casos de dengue, chikunguña y zika en las escuelas públicas. 231 more words


Pandora Report 2.5.2016

Fear of mosquitoes continues to grow as Zika virus joins the list of burdening arbovirus infections. Perhaps the biggest surprise this week wasn’t that imported Zika cases continue to spring up across the US, but rather that the first sexually transmitted case occurred in Dallas, Texas. 2,059 more words

Pandora Report (Archives)

First cases of influenza in Kansas for '15-'16 flu season identified

TOPEKA (KSNT) — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed the first influenza cases of the 2015-2016 season.

The four cases were reported by a hospital in South Central Kansas. 335 more words