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Maryland Hospitals See Spike In People With Flu Symptoms

A warning from health leaders as hospitals across the state see a spike in people coming down with flu-like symptoms.


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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.


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Drive-Thru Flu Shots Are Becoming Increasingly Popular

On the spot flu shots. It’s a fast, convenient way to help fight the flu this season.



Flu Vaccines May Protect The Heart Too

Flu vaccines may do more than guard against infection.


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Md. Health Dept. Confirms 2012’s First Flu Cases; 4 Children Affected, 1 Hospitalized

This year’s first cases of the flu virus are confirmed in Maryland and it’s already landed one local child in the hospital.



This Year’s Flu Vaccine Guards Against New Strains

Two new strains of influenza have begun circling the globe. The updated vaccine appears to work well against them.


Seal Flu: Next Pandemic Threat?

A new and virulent subtype of flu bug has emerged among harbor seals in New England, researchers report.


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Sick Calvert County Woman Improving, 3 Family Members Dead

Health officials in Calvert County say a relative of three people who died from a respiratory illness is still at the hospital but improving.


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Flu Season Begins In Maryland

During the cold winter months, people generally spend more time indoors in closer proximity to friends, family and co-workers. Those are perfect conditions for the spread of the flu


Local Flu Vaccines

Click on the link inside to find the flu vaccine in your neighborhood.


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Md. Reports Increase In Flu Cases

Coughing. Fever. Sore throat. Complaints about those symptoms are being heard in many Maryland households right now.


Friday, Dec. 31, 2010

Don talked to Kristi Yamaguchi and Dr. Dan Jernigan (Deputy Director, CDC Influenza Division) about the American Lung Association’s Faces of Influenza campaign. Ron Matz was at the Inner Harbor talking about the Ports America Chesapeake New Year’s Eve Spectacular.