Influenza

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New Findings Show Adults Less Likely To Get The Flu Than Kids

When were the last two times you had the flu?

03/04/2015

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When It Comes To Fighting Germs, What Is Sensible/Silly?

What’s sensible and what’s silly when it comes to fighting the germs that can give you colds and the flu?

02/10/2015

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Health Department Confirms 15 Pittsburgh-Area Flu Deaths

The Allegheny County Health Department says 15 people have now died from the flu in the Pittsburgh area, but that this season’s outbreak seems to be slowing down.

01/21/2015

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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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New Study Shows Men Hit Harder By Flu Than Women

The next time a guy you know gets the flu, you may want to show him a little more sympathy than you normally would.

12/31/2014

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Local Pharmacies Experience Tamiflu Shortage

It’s the flu season — so maybe it’s no surprise one particular pharmaceutical drug is in high demand — Tamiflu.

12/29/2014

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Officials: Flu Activity Widespread In Pennsylvania

Health authorities say flu activity is widespread in Pennsylvania, meaning it’s affecting at least half the regions of the state.

12/27/2014

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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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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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Tamiflu Shortages Being Reported In Parts Of The Country

If your child had the flu, would she be able to get early treatment with the medicine Tamiflu?

01/08/2014

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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 Offers Advice On Various Flu Shot Options

There are so many different flu shot options this year, do you know which one might be best for you?

11/05/2013

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