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  • Flu winds down as FDA aims for better vaccine next winter

    The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet, health officials said Wednesday, even as the government picked what it hoped would be a better vaccine recipe for next fall and winter.
  • Vaccines should be mandatory for California day-care workers, senator says

    Vaccines should be mandatory for California day-care workers, senator says
    A California lawmaker is urging the state to make vaccines mandatory for all adults who work in preschools and day-care centers, a move following the largest measles outbreak in California in 15 years. “This is not just a common-sense solution but...

    A doctor shares his vaccination tips

    Vaccinations are on the mind of many parents, especially since we are in the middle of flu season. Dr. Chesda Eng, a physician with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, has provided tips for you and your family to keep in mind year-round: 1. If you're...

    Flu vaccine even less effective than previously believed

    Flu vaccine even less effective than previously believed
    Stacy Knight of Hamburg didn't get the flu shot, but her 5-year-old daughter did, and so did her parents. And yet, they all got the flu — along with a lot of other people this winter. "Fever, chills, tiredness," Knight said, recalling the telltale...

    Washington flu season most deadly in years, but not over

    The deadliest flu season in Washington state in at least five years is winding down, but it's not yet over. State health officials say state labs have confirmed at least 120 flu deaths since the season started in September, but only a fraction of those...