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7 Flu Deaths Reported, Officials Expect More This Season

We are only halfway through flu season and seven deaths have already been reported in Allegheny County.

01/13/2015

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Allegheny Co. Health Department: Number Of Flu Cases Rises To 2,300

The Allegheny County Health Department says 2,300 flu cases have now been reported.

01/07/2015

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Doctors Say Flu Shot Still Worth It

The Centers for Disease Control says 43 states, including Pennsylvania, are facing high or widespread flu activity.

01/05/2015

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Health Dept. Issuing Warnings For Flu Shots

Medical Epidemiologist Kristen Mertz from the Allegheny County Health Department says officials are putting out the warning now in hopes that those who haven’t already gotten their flu shot this season will get one and soon.

01/03/2015

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ACHD Recommends Flu Shots With Reported Cases Rising

The Allegheny County Health Department has a holiday gift idea for the holiday season – a flu shot.

12/23/2014

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Health Officials Warn Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective This Winter

The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.

12/04/2014

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Allegheny County Health Department Flu Shot Information

The Allegheny County Health Department offers flu shots for $25.

10/23/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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Local Hospital Already Seeing Influenza Patients

At least six cases of influenza have been confirmed in the Pittsburgh region.

09/25/2014

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UPMC Institutes New Flu Testing Policy For Employees

If you have had the flu this year, you are not alone. People all across the area are dealing with it.

02/13/2014

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Flu On The Rise, Doctors Monitoring Several H1N1 Cases Locally

The flu is proving fatal, and putting people in the hospital. Not so much children and the elderly, but rather, middle-aged adults.

01/07/2014

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Flu Activity Now Widespread In Pennsylvania

Flu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.

12/29/2013

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Doctor Stresses Importance Of Flu Shots As Flu Season Looms

Dr. Kevin Wong the President of the PA Academy of Family Physicians joined the KDKA Morning News to discuss the importance of flu vaccines.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/22/2013

Giant Eagle Pharmacies Now Offering Flu Shots

Flu and cold season will be here before you know it, and now is the time to prepare with the flu vaccine.

08/29/2013

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Allegheny Co. Hit Hardest By Flu In The State

Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health released its latest numbers on flu activity in the state.

01/22/2013

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