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January 11, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It's early, but the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one, U.S. health officials said. In most parts of the country, most illnesses right now are being caused by a flu strain that leads to fewer...
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June 08, 2018 - 5:25 pm
By MIKE STOBBE , AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The past flu season was the deadliest for U.S. children in nearly a decade, health officials said Friday. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said they had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since October. That surpasses...
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February 13, 2018 - 5:41 pm
A very important message from Dr. Marissa Levine; the Virginia State Health Commissioner and the Virginia Department of Health, about this season's Flu epidemic.
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TISSUES
January 30, 2018 - 2:44 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Central Virginia hospitals are putting limits on their visitors as a result of the flu epidemic this winter. Patients will now be only allowed to have two healthy adult visitors. The policy will be re-evaluated once the number of flu cases drops. The Central Virginia...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 09, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Hospitals across the country are facing a nationwide shortage of intravenous bags. A manufacturer for the product in Puerto Rico was affected by Hurricane Maria in September which has stalled production. According to The Wall Street Journal , "the availability of saline IV bags has plummeted" and "...
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