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Swine Flu

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  • Virginia flu season winding down

    Virginia flu season winding down
    After more than two months of being on high alert for flu activity, Hampton Roads health systems have dropped the mask advisory for people visiting their facilities.
  • How to build a better flu vaccine

     How to build a better flu vaccine
    The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-19 killed 583,135 Americans, according to public health authorities at the time. Although we no longer suffer such a high rate of flu deaths, during a non-pandemic season, flu still kills on average thousands each year...

    45% of Americans got a flu shot last year; CDC says we can do better

    45% of Americans got a flu shot last year; CDC says we can do better
    More than half of all kids in the United States were vaccinated against influenza during the 2012-13 flu season, along with more than four in 10 adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall, 45% of Americans over the age of...

    First flu case diagnosed in Maryland

    The state's first confirmed flu case this season was detected Thursday in a child living in the Washington suburbs, state health officials said. The child, who was not identified, was hospitalized briefly, but is recovering. The flu strain detected...

    Get ready for flu season

     Get ready for flu season
    The flu vaccine for the 2013/2014 season is now widely available — at drug stores, doctors' offices, health clinics, and military facilities. Accordingly, government health professionals are urging the public not to delay getting protection...