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A flu shot can still do you good

The disease "really has reached virtually the entire component of the United States," according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 03:35pm EST

Tags: flu, flu season, flu shot, flu vaccine, john aaron

Shutdown's lingering effects may make you sick

The partial shutdown of the federal government may be over, but the health effects are likely to linger.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 05:15pm EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, flu season, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Public Health Association

Local clinics run out of flu vaccines

Some signs in area parking lots and store windows advertise "Flu Shots Available Today." In many cases, however, the signs are overly optimistic or outright wrong.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 06:39am EST

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Deadly flu season set to be moderate to severe

The flu season this year has been a deadly one, with 18 children who have already died from influenza-related illness since its beginning.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 04:33pm EST

Tags: flu, flu season, flu vaccine, CDC, Jamie Forzato

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Md. clinics gives out more than 100 free flu shots

A group of three medical clinics in Maryland gave out more than 100 free flu shots during a weekend event.

Saturday - 12/08/2012, 03:22pm EST

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Attention needle-phobes: New way to get a flu shot

A new kind of "ouchless" flu shot features a tiny needle less than a tenth of an inch in length and the width of a human hair.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 06:09am EDT

Tags: flu vaccine, intradermal shot, Foxhall Internists, Pamela Prindle,