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Health Officials: Forget Ebola; Worry About The Flu

The Ebola threat continues to be a real concern overseas–with 932 deaths and more than a thousand infected. But health officials say the flu is a much bigger threat to people here in Maryland.

08/09/2014

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#BlessYou: The Flu Goes Hi-Tech

Tracking the flu goes hi-tech. A new study uses Twitter to predict outbreaks of the illness. Doctors say it could help hospitals respond more effectively.

03/19/2014

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Flu Hits Md. Teens, Young Adults Especially Hard This Year

Maryland is still in the grip of this year’s flu season. And across the nation, doctors say it’s hitting teens and young adults especially hard.

02/23/2014

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Rising Flu Cases In Md. Could Be Fatal For The Young, Old & Pregnant

Flu cases are on the rise across Maryland, and for some that can be deadly.

11/26/2013

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Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children

More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.

10/07/2013

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Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?

Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.

09/18/2013

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Dangerous Strain Of Norovirus Spreads Through Maryland

We’re still coping with flu season but now there’s another outbreak of a highly contagious illness. A dangerous strain of norovirus is spreading fast.

01/28/2013

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Flu Season Strikes Early And Hard

This year, the flu season is striking early and with a vengeance. In Maryland and across the country, hospitals are overloaded.

01/09/2013

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

Don and Marty had “Coffee With” Anna Post and Dr. Susan Rehm about the flu season. Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about the Everyman Theatre moving downtown.

01/03/2013

Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

Don Scott and Marty Bass had “Coffee With” Anna Post about influenza education. Ron Matz had “Manic Monday” with the Red Red Wine Bar staff, who came all the way from Annapolis.

12/24/2012

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Flu Season Begins Early In Md.

A warning from the Centers for Disease Control: flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade and the strain is said to be unusually nasty.

12/04/2012

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Hospital Workers Who Refused Flu Shots Face Firing

The operator of Frederick Memorial Hospital is threatening to fire 14 workers who refused to get flu shots.

11/16/2012

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