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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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New Choices For Seasonal Flu Vaccines

It’s fall. The kids are back at school, college football rivalries are in high gear, and — oh, yeah — it’s time to get a flu vaccine.

09/18/2013

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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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2 Dogs Died From Canine Influenza In Montgomery County

Maryland officials are warning dog owners in Montgomery County to watch out for canine influenza after the deaths of two dogs.

08/27/2013

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New Study Finds Flu Is Mostly Spread By Airborne Droplets Of The Virus

A new study could shed some light on how the flu virus is spread. The doctor leading the groundbreaking research has ties to Maryland.

03/10/2013

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Flu Deaths ‘Unpredictable’

U.S. deaths from flu range from about 3,000 to about 50,000 per year.

01/23/2013

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