Flu

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More Than 500 Flu Cases Already Reported In Westmoreland County

More people in Westmoreland County have been diagnosed with the flu so far this year than in all of last year.

01/08/2013

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Respiratory Illness Runs Rampant

If you’re coughing and stuffy, you aren’t alone. Doctors are getting pummeled by cases like this.

01/04/2013

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Some Still Getting Sick Despite Getting Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccine is designed to protect against the most commonly circulating strains of the virus expected in a given season.

12/26/2012

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Allegheny County Health Dept.: “We Definitely Have Flu In The Region”

Allegheny County is off to a head start with this year’s flu season.

12/04/2012

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New Study Says Flu Shot Might Be Good For Heart

Are flu shots good for more than keeping you flu-free? It may be your heart that reaps the benefit, too.

11/27/2012

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Students Being Tracked To Figure Out How Flu Spreads

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Charles Vukotich, senior project manager at Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health, about what his SMART program is hoping to discover about people and the spread of disease.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/08/2012

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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

Health Department’s Flu Vaccine Clinic

The arrival of cooler temperatures means that flu season is approaching.

09/10/2012

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Health Department To Open Flu Vaccine Clinic

The arrival of cooler temperatures means that flu season is just around the corner.

09/10/2012

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Local Doctor Discusses Cold & Flu Season

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte talked with Dr. Edward Snell, the team physician of the Pittsburgh Pirates and of Allegheny General Hospital.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/08/2012

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Orangutans At Pittsburgh Zoo Get Flu Shots

We’ve all heard about people being inoculated after coming in contact with animals. But orangutans at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium got shots today to protect them from people.

12/01/2011

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KDKA-AM’s Larry & John Get Flu Shots

KDKA AM’s Larry and John get their flu shots live on the air from Dr Bruce Dixon and Nurse Sharon Sylvestri.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/26/2011

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3 Children Contract Flu Virus After Attending County Fair

Three government agencies are investigating after several children who attended the Washington County Fair contracted the flu. The fair ran from August 13-20.

09/05/2011

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Is It Too Early For A Flu Shot?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr bruce Dixon about if and when you should get your flu shot.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/31/2011

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Flu Season Not Over Yet In Western Pa.

The CDC has classified flu activity as widespread in Pennsylvania. But what’s happening in our area? That’s a matter of some debate among those on the front lines.

03/16/2011

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