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DHEC in the News: Industrial rezoning, West Nile, flu shots

Here’s a look at health and environmental news from around South Carolina.

Economic development: Council will give industrial rezoning more study

Orange stickers reading “Save the Sampit” flecked the shirts of more than 60 people who attended this week’s County Council meeting. 223 more words


V-v-v-vaccines! Part 1: Flu

Every year at the start of flu season there seems to be this ongoing debate about what the flu vaccine is and why it is necessary. 569 more words


Punya Gejala Yang Sama, Ini Beda Flu Biasa Dan Flu Burung!

Flu burung memang pernah mewabah di Indonesia cukup lama! Namun, baru-baru ini ada virus flu burung baru yang mewabah di Tiongkok, namanya virus H7N9.

Walau belum masuk ke Indonesia, virus H7N9 ini harus diwaspadai! 347 more words

Beauty & Health

Herd immunity: the proof in the pudding

A recent article in the US News talked about a really cool thing happening with human papillomavirus (HPV). It’s the phenomenon called herd immunity, and it seems to be working. 832 more words


Doctors Expecting Worse Than Normal Flu Season In U.S.

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A change of seasons is upon us. It’s flu shot season.

“People should absolutely not wait,” says Allegheny General Hospital primary care physician Dr. 317 more words


Accurate estimation of influenza epidemics using Google search data

By David Steinberg

A 2008 (November 11) New York Times article trumpeted the success of Google Flu Trends (GFT) in tracking the progress of annual influenza outbreaks in the United States. 307 more words

David Steinberg