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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.

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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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Seniors Line Up For Free Flu Shot In Homewood

The Allegheny County Health Department is getting involved to spread the word about the flu shot.

09/18/2012

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Officials Tout Benefits Of Flu Shots

Donna Machen of Fox Chapel is leaving for Cuba soon on a mission trip. Among her vaccinations was the flu shot because she had the virus once before.

09/11/2012

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Where Is The Flu? Slow Start This Season

Although we are in the midst of flu season, the flu has been off to a slow start this year.

01/19/2012

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Duquesne Students Receive Needle-Free Flu Shots

Duquesne students have the option of a new kind of flu shot — one that doesn’t involve a needle. “I hate needles, first and foremost, so the needleless injection was kind of a no-brainer for me,” admits Zack Sabella.

09/30/2011

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Flu Shot Recommended For Allergy, Asthma Sufferers

It’s flu shot season and people with allergies need to pay attention. For instance, if you have asthma and allergies, you will definitely need a flu shot.

09/22/2011

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