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Flu season starting soon

A number of parents are concerned about the serious respiratory illnesses, including the enterovirus D68 found in the Midwest. But doctors are saying parents should be just as nervous about the flu.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 09:15am EDT

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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 shots, john aaron

Centra implements mandatory flu vaccination policy

Centra is requiring all of its employees and volunteers to have flu vaccinations.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 02:34pm EDT

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More options for flu shots available this season

This flu season, there'll be a whole slew of different shot options to protect against influenza.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 12:29pm EDT

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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 shots, CDC, Jamie Forzato

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Flu season off to a bad start for nation, Virginia

An early start to the flu season and a strain that has caused more severe cases in past years is setting the region up for a nasty flu season.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 05:53pm EST

Tags: flu season, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, randi martin

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: intradermal shot, Foxhall Internists, Pamela Prindle, flu shots