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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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Volunteers Sign Up To Get The Flu For Government Study

Dozens of volunteers are signing up to get the flu–on purpose. It’s all part of an extreme government study.

02/02/2014

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

01/09/2014

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Health Experts Say Flu Shot Is The Best Shot Against Spiking Virus In Md.

The number of flu cases in Maryland is ramping up. Clinics and emergency rooms are starting to see a spike in the number of people feeling the effects of flu-like symptoms.

01/06/2014

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Flu Rates Rise Nationwide, But Md. Is Seeing Average Numbers Right Now

There’s heightened concern across the country as flu numbers continue to rise. Several children have died from the virus.

12/30/2013

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Pregnant Nurse In Fear Of Miscarriage Fired For Refusing Flu Vaccine

A woman who lives just over the border in Pennsylvania is drawing national attention for her beliefs.

12/30/2013

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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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First Case Of Flu Reported In Md.; Baltimore Co. To Offer Free Shots Saturday

A warning to Marylanders: Flu season has arrived. The first case of H1N1 has been reported in our state. Health officials are urging people to get their flu shots now.

10/03/2013

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First Case Of Flu Confirmed In Md.

State health officials say the first case of influenza of the 2013-’14 season has been confirmed.

10/03/2013

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Md. Researchers Test Vaccine Ahead Of Potential Bird Flu Pandemic

A new strain of bird flu has researchers rushing to find a vaccine. Unlike earlier strains, this new one appears capable of mutating into a deadly pandemic.

09/19/2013

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