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  • Weekly flu update: mild activity in most Central Florida counties

    Weekly flu update: mild activity in most Central Florida counties
    Flu is still active and widespread across the state, but the season has most likely reached its peak, according to the latest report from the state health department.  The majority of counties, including those in Central Florida, are reporting mild...
  • Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?

    The measles outbreak at a KinderCare day care center in Palatine and a separate case involving a student at Elgin Community College has raised questions for employers of all kinds looking to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. KinderCare changed its...
  • Meriden Firm's Expansion Talks In Play After Vaccine Flap With Governor

    Meriden Firm's Expansion Talks In Play After Vaccine Flap With Governor
    MERIDEN — It was a tumultuous day Friday at Protein Sciences Corp. as the vaccine maker's executive chairman declared the firm was breaking off expansion talks with the state, but later, along with the CEO, suggesting the firm might reconsider. The...
  • Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?

     Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?
    The measles outbreak at a KinderCare day care center in Palatine and a separate case involving a student at Elgin Community College has raised questions for employers of all kinds looking to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. KinderCare changed its...
  • State reports slight drop in Ohio flu hospitalizations

    Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations fell slightly last week as an unusually bad season continues to taper off. Numbers released Friday by the Ohio Department of Health showed 212 flu-related hospitalizations from Feb. 1...
  • Decline in NC flu deaths continues with 6 reported last week

    Weekly flu deaths in North Carolina have fallen for the fifth straight week as health officials report six people died from symptoms in the latest reporting period. From a high of 40 flu deaths in the first week in January, figures from the N.C....
  • Malloy Gets A Shot, Takes A Shot

    Malloy Gets A Shot, Takes A Shot
    Good for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for making his recent influenza vaccination a public event. It's important for Connecticut's leader to counter the recent anti-vaccine blather from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and others. But the...
  • Malloy's Flu Shot Prods Anger From State Company

    Malloy's Flu Shot Prods Anger From State Company
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wanted to send a message that vaccinations are safe and important to national political foes. So on Friday, he sat for a flu shot and Tweeted a photo of it. Unfortunately, another group also heard a message loud and clear:...
  • Oklahoma health officials say 82 people have died from flu

    Fourteen Oklahomans have died from influenza-related illness during the past week, raising the state's death toll this flu season to a record 82, the state Department of Health said Thursday. In addition, more than 1,700 people have been hospitalized...
  • Flu kills 5th child in Minnesota this season

    State health officials say the flu season has claimed a fifth child victim in Minnesota, but other indicators show the influenza outbreak is fading. The Minnesota Department of Health did not identify the latest victim or say where the death occurred....
  • Measles outbreak pits anti-vaxxers against other parents

     Measles outbreak pits anti-vaxxers against other parents
    I cringed the first time I saw The New Yorker measles cartoon. A doctor stands over a small boy covered head to toe in red spots and tells his forlorn parents, "If you connect the measles it spells out 'My parents are idiots.'" My initial cringe wasn'...