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Doctor: Which flu vaccine to get

This flu season, the feds have a special request for kids, and a local top doctor wants people to know some vaccines may offer better protection against influenza than others.

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 10:13am EDT

Tags: flu, Flu vaccine, flu shot, Wayne Meyer, Dr. Wayne Meyer, Kristi King, CDC

Would you get the flu for $3K?

Some people get flu shots to avoid the flu, but some people are getting paid to catch the flu.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 12:23pm EST

Tags: Dick Uliano, flu, deborah kotz,


Va. flu cases still widespread, 1 pediatric death

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 09:10am EST

Tags: flu,

Flu shot: New options, guidelines for those with egg allergy

Chicken eggs have long been used in the production of injectable vaccines, prompting some allergy sufferers to shy away from flu shots.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 06:19am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, health, flu,

Young child is Va.'s first flu death

A pre-school age child in Northern Virginia has died from the flu, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

Saturday - 01/18/2014, 10:14pm EST

Tags: flu, Virginia Department of Health


Flu could overtake unexpected age group in area

It's still early in the flu season but widespread flu is reported in Virginia, while there are fewer cases of flu right now in Maryland and D.C.

Sunday - 12/29/2013, 08:55am EST

Tags: flu, flu season, Dick Uliano

Take precautions if you visit pigs at county fairs

Virginia's health department urges people to be careful around pigs at county fairs because influenza A H3N2v can be passed from sick pigs to humans.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 01:21pm EDT

Tags: pig flu, Alison Ansher, county fairs, Influenza A H3N2v

Back up: Flu can travel up to 6 feet

If you're avoiding cozily snuggling up this Valentine's Day because of the flu, there may be bad news. Keeping your distance may not be enough.

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 05:02am EST

Tags: del walters, flu,

Scientists use Google data to try to predict flu outbreaks

Intricate tracking models have become a huge asset in forecasting the weather and now, scientists are using similar technology to predict flu outbreaks.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 08:15am EST

Tags: thomas warren, flu season, Google