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An early outbreak threatens to makes this year’s influenza season one of the most difficult in recent years as public health officials brace for the worst. Hospitals in the Northeast, from New Jersey to Massachusetts, are reporting record...
The worst may be over. As of Jan. 12, leading indicators of flu activity in Chicago had dropped to early December levels, according to the latest data from the city Health Department, released Friday. However, the numbers remain significantly higher...
NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village. But when you ask 19-...
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Having shown national leadership on marriage equality and fair treatment of immigrant children, Maryland has the opportunity to turn its attention to the plight of workers who have no access to paid sick days. The ability to earn paid sick days allows...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe director of the Sedgwick County Health Department says Wichita area hospitals are near capacity dealing with influenza. Claudia Blackburn gave a flu update to Sedgwick County commissioners Wednesday morning. She says Kansas and Sedgwick County are...
Tribune reporterChicago's flu season may have hit its height. As of Jan. 12, leading indicators of flu activity in Chicago had dropped to early December levels, according to the latest data from the city health department. However, those same numbers remain...
Aberdeen: Dr. Sam J. Holman, 93, beloved veterinarian, family man and friend passed Nov. 9, at his home, Easton’s Castle in Aberdeen, where well-wishers are welcome daily. He is remembered as bigger than life, a great and generous man. He had few...
With flu season likely to ramp up in Los Angeles in coming weeks, health officials and family doctors are trying to get out the word: There are some things you can do to avoid coming down with this year’s flu. First, get your immunizations —...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska is among 41 states in the country reporting widespread flu activity this season. The early arrival of the flu cases is leading experts to believe that this winter’s flu season could be severe and long-lasting. This year's popular strain, the...
Tags: Flu, Symptoms, Viral Diseases and Infections
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe Salina Regional Health Center is restricting visitors because of the high number of flu cases this year. "We've seen flu a little bit earlier and it seems to be a little bit worse by the numbers," said emergency medical physican Jeremiah Ostmeyer....
Tags: Flu, Coughing, Symptoms, Hospitals and Clinics
NEW YORK (AP) — From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers have limited visitors, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to handle the feverish patients....
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The flu bug is spreading throughout Greene County. Cases throughout the county rose to 390 through the first five weeks of reporting. County health leaders report an increase by 34 cases compared to a week ago. The Springfield-...
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