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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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Parents Beware: Lingering Cold That Includes Wheezing Could Be Enterovirus

It’s already been widespread in parts of the Midwest and now Maryland has its first confirmed case of enterovirus d68.

09/25/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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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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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/23/2014

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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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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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