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300 Vials Labeled Influenza, Dengue Found At Bethesda Lab

The same federal scientist who recently found forgotten samples of smallpox at a federal lab also uncovered over 300 additional vials, many bearing the names of highly contagious viruses and bacteria.

07/17/2014

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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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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 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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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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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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Md. Reports First Pediatric Flu-Related Death

State health officials say the season’s first pediatric flu-related death has been confirmed in Maryland.

01/19/2013

Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

Don Scott and Marty Bass had “Coffee With” Anna Post about influenza education. Ron Matz had “Manic Monday” with the Red Red Wine Bar staff, who came all the way from Annapolis.

12/24/2012

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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.

10/19/2012

A new CDC study showed that perfectly healthy kids died of the flu faster than high-risk kids. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Study: Healthy Kids Die From Flu Faster Than High-Risk Children

Nearly 43 percent of American kids who died from the flu were perfectly healthy beforehand – and the healthier kids died faster.

10/19/2012

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Flu Season Is Not Quite Over In Md.

Spring may be right around the corner, but the flu is hitting its peak in Maryland. Right now doctors are getting flooded with sick patients.

02/25/2011

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