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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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Foods That Can Battle The Flu

There are many ways to feel better from flu that don’t involve taking medication.

01/17/2013

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The Flu Vs. The Cold: Experts Help Debunk The Myths About Both

How do you know if you have a cold or the flu?

01/17/2013

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Flu Stretches Hospitals, Drug Supplies Nationwide

The early flu season has turned severe in some parts of the country.

01/17/2013

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2013 Flu Now Considered An Epidemic

It’s hitting harder than anyone expected. This year’s flu is now considered an epidemic and Maryland is among the states impacted.

01/12/2013

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Maryland Health Workers Say Flu Cases Are Reaching An Epidemic Level

Fierce flu. The illness is spreading fast across the nation. Health workers across the country and in Maryland say the number of cases have reached an epidemic level.

01/11/2013

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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

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