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KWCH 12 Eyewitness News"When the flu hits, it hits everybody," said Terri Dunaway, CEO of the Central Plains Region Red Cross. "It doesn't just hit people in the communities. It hits people in the businesses, in the schools and it hits our staff." As the flu season...
NEW YORK (AP) — Flu is more widespread across the nation, but the number of hard-hit states has declined, health officials said Friday. Flu season started early this winter, and includes a strain that tends to make people sicker. Health...
The flu arrived earlier this year and it has been at peak activity for 6 weeks, twice as long as last year's season in Virginia. Area health professionals continue to urge people to get vaccinated. The rapid increase in cases of influenza-like illnesses...
El SentinelUn brote inicial de la gripe(flu) estacional que ha afectado a gran parte de Estados Unidos está empezando a afectar cada vez más al sur de Florida. Desde mediados de diciembre, la salas de emergencia del condado de Broward han estado viendo casi el...
NOTRE DAME – A chemistry research team at St. Mary’s College has created a new tool to fight the world's counterfeit drug problem. It’s through an inexpensive paper-based test that can be used to screen for phony pain relievers. The...
Influenza generally produces the following miserable symptoms, which often come on very suddenly and can last a week or more, according to theU.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: • Fever • Chills • Cough • Sore...
As the influenza season heads in, Carol Baker, who chairs the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition, answers some common questions about the flu vaccine. Baker is a professor of pediatrics, molecular...
The Hartford CourantCounterfeit Tamiflu being sold over the Internet without a prescription poses a danger to consumers who are allergic to penicillin, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Tamiflu is commonly used to treat the flu and flu symptoms. Anyone who has...
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AP Medical WriterATLANTA (AP) — Quick treatment with flu medicine saved the lives of many pregnant women who were stricken by swine flu last year, according to the most complete analysis of deaths among expectant mothers. The study by the Centers for Disease...
Booster ShotsThe pandemic H1N1 influenza virus can develop resistance to the commonly used antiviral drugs much faster than expected, federal researchers said Friday. Previous research had suggested that it would take 24 days or longer for resistance to the drugs to.....
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