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  1. U.S. Flu Activity Low Right Now, but Rising: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Drugs.com

    ... know how badly we are going to fare during this flu season," Budd said. The most common type of flu around now is influenza A H1N1, which is accounting for about 80 percent of the flu viruses being reported, Budd said. In addition, another A strain, ...

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  2. Flu shots tied to lower risk of premature death with heart failureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... study author Daniel Modin of Gentofte University Hospital and the University of Copenhagen. "We already knew that influenza vaccination benefits the population as a whole, but our study adds support to the importance of influenza vaccination in ...

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  3. Flu season mild so far, but expected to get worseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Flu deaths and hospitalizations are low so far this season in Northeast Ohio and across the country, thanks in part to an influenza virus associated with milder flu seasons. Flu is a respiratory illness that is easily spread from person to person through sneezing, coughing and contact with hands that touch the eyes, nose and mouth.

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  4. December 14, 2018 ] Foods that help fight off the flu FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

    Flu season is upon us, and we know that prevention of this dreaded virus requires extra ammunition. Getting a flu shot and frequent hand washing are common weapons, but did you know that eating a nutritious diet adds to your artillery? In general, fresh fruits and vegetables are winners in the battle for health because of their rich vitamin, mineral and phytochemical content.

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  5. Flu strain this year causing more harm than previous yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Department of Health reports flu-like activity numbers in north Alabama are at 3.8 percent right now, compared to the normal amount which is 3.5 percent. "It's spread from person to person via what we call droplets, so the more time people spend indoors around each other, the more chances there are to spread from person to person," Kathryn Limbaugh, physician assistant at Huntsville Hospital Walk-In Clinic, said.

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  6. U.S. Flu Activity Low Right Now, but Rising: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | HON

    ... know how badly we are going to fare during this flu season," Budd said. The most common type of flu around now is influenza A H1N1, which is accounting for about 80 percent of the flu viruses being reported, Budd said. In addition, another A strain, ...

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  7. A ship that sailed into a nightmare - the deadliest pandemic in history, with a toll of 50 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    As Australian soldiers returned from World War I, a new nightmare confronted them - the most deadly infectious disease the world has ever known. The Spanish influenza emerged in its most fatal strain in 1918 and went on to cause the deaths of at least 50 million people - with some estimates much higher.

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  8. A Mild Dry Bias Should Linger Into ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... you one day. Contrary to popular belief, cold weather does not make you sick - but respiratory viruses (namely, influenza) do tend to peak during the fall and winter. In the US, flu season typically lasts from October to March. However, a nasty case ...

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  9. ENC enters peak of flu seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... the flu. Clinics and hospitals in the area have been offering immunizations for the most commons strands of influenza since October, but it is not too late to get the flu vaccine to combat the often debilitating infection. “The message that ...

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  10. 1 side effect doctors don't want you to fret over, if you're still putting off that flu shotRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    Despite the fact that it's easier than ever to get your flu shot , there are lots of reasons you might be putting it off, from stressful holiday planning to vaccine-specific questions you simply haven't had the time to ask. Here's one you can check off your list: the flu shot is unlikely to interact with other injections or any of the prescription or over-the-counter medications you're taking.

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  11. Very Small Percentage of Bulgarians Aged over 65 are Vaccinated Against Flu, According to EurostatRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    Only about 2% of Bulgarians over the age of 65 have been vaccinated against flu in 2016, according to Eurostat's analysis of Europeans' attitudes to take preventive measures against influenza during the period in question. The average of Europeans in this age bracket who took precautions against the flu was 43%.

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  12. BC Centre for Disease Control forecasts flu epidemic coinciding with holiday periodRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

    The BC Centre for Disease Control is urging British Columbians to get vaccinated against influenza with the busy holiday season approaching. "The coming of influenza activity is hard to predict.

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  13. Racial Disparities Seen Among Teens Undergoing Flu VaccinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Drugs.com

    Racial disparities exist among adolescents undergoing influenza vaccination, with lower odds of vaccination among black versus white adolescents, according to a study recently published in Public Health Reports . Noah S. Webb, from Florida State University in Tallahassee, and colleagues analyzed provider-reported vaccination histories from the National Immunization Survey-Teen for 2010 to 2016.

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  14. Walorski Votes to Send Farm Bill to President's DeskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    ... to invest in and improve research, preparedness, mitigation, detection, and response to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), foot and mouth disease (FMD), and other diseases. It establishes the National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response ...

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  15. Opinion: No, the flu shot isn't perfect. But for the good of everyone, get one anyway.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... last year's extra-deadly flu season is a sharp drop in the number of Americans immunized last year. The combined influenza A and B effectiveness in last season's vaccine was about 40 percent, according to the CDC. If you expect the flu shot to be a ...

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  16. "Biopiracy" On The High Seas? Countries Launch Negotiation...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Intellectual Property Watch

    ... Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture , 2001, and, the World Health Organization's Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework, 2011, are some of the main international instruments that currently regulate access to and ...

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  17. No flu vaccine? Wear a mask when visiting the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Richmond News

    ... have strong immune systems, seniors, young children, and pregnant women are most vulnerable to complications of influenza. Also, the flu can worsen symptoms of some chronic conditions," Tam stated in an email. The policy will be in place from now ...

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  18. Vaccinate now, because flu season's getting worse: BCCDCRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Richmond News

    That's the advice the BC Centre for Disease Control is giving British Columbians, warning that influenza activity is increasing heading into the holidays. "Our monitoring suggests the influenza epidemic will coincide with the festive period in a couple of weeks," said Dr. Danuta Skowronski, influenza lead at the BCCDC.

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  19. Modern pandemic would be 'impossible' to contain in New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    They are calling for a Government research fund to help prevent pandemics and prepare New Zealand to deal with such disasters. A striking video of 440 students laid out on a school field has been made to illustrate the death toll on the deadliest day of the 1918 influenza pandemic.

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  20. Anti-Viral Drugs Market 2018 Segmented by Top Companies like: F....Read the original story

    Yesterday | Emailwire.com

    ... Inhibitor Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor Protease Inhibitor Segmentation by application: HIV Hepatitis HSV Influenza This report also splits the market by region: Americas United States Canada Mexico Brazil APAC China Japan Korea Southeast Asia ...

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