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  • 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:...
  • Flu hits epidemic threshold

    Flu hits epidemic threshold
    The flu has officially reached an epidemic threshold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At least 15 children have died from flu-related deaths across the country, according to the CDC. A 3-year-old child in Georgia recently...
  • 26-year-old dies of flu complications in Wisconsin

    26-year-old dies of flu complications in Wisconsin
    A 26-year-old health care worker has died from complications of the flu, according to a Kenosha County official. WISN-TV first reported the death of Katherine McQuestion, of Kenosha, who was a radiology technician at St. Catherine's Medical Center in...
  • Former McDonogh lacrosse player Will Hauver died of flu complications, mother says

    Former McDonogh lacrosse player Will Hauver died of flu complications, mother says
    The mother of Towson native and Rollins College (Fla.) lacrosse captain Will Hauver said her son died of complications from the flu. Lyndall Hauver said her son, 22, began feeling ill Sunday and was found unresponsive a day later. She said her...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots, nasal spray Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-222-...
  • Peak of deadly flu season on way out

    Peak of deadly flu season on way out
    There may seem to be no end to the bitter cold, but the flu season, at least, is waning. Though health officials still describe the flu as "widespread" in Pennsylvania, the number of confirmed flu cases statewide has dropped — to under 2,000 in the...
  • UConn Health Officials Investigate Outbreak Of Flu-Like Illness

    UConn Health Officials Investigate Outbreak Of Flu-Like Illness
    STORRS (AP) -- UConn health officials have begun interviewing students affected by a flu-like illness on campus, hoping to pinpoint what led to the outbreak. At least 10 UConn students have been treated over the last three days at nearby Windham...
  • CDC: Nasty flu season has peaked, is retreating

    CDC: Nasty flu season has peaked, is retreating
    This winter's nasty flu season has peaked and is clearly retreating, a new government report shows. "There's a lot of flu season left, but it's clear we're decreasing and that flu season has peaked," said Dr. Michael Jhung of the Centers for Disease...
  • 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...
  • 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...