Flu

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Vaccine Developed for Canine Influenza

There have been no confirmed, suspected or reported cases of the Canine Influenza in Missouri, but if there is an outbreak in the state, there is now a vaccine. The key is acting quickly.

04/14/2015

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Recent Influenza Outbreak Seen in Dogs

An outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago has already killed 1,000 dogs, and city officials are calling it an epidemic.

04/06/2015

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St. Louis County School Closes Due to Stomach Virus

St. Norbert Catholic School has so many students and teachers out sick that the school decided to close on Friday and thoroughly clean rooms.

03/13/2015

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Red Cross: Harsh Winter Depleting Blood Donations

Endless snow, extreme cold, and widespread flu keeping donors at home.

02/26/2015

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Seasonal Flu Hits St. Louis Hard

In St. Louis County, the number of confirmed flu cases last week totaled 265 – more than half of the 422 cases so far this season.

12/03/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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SLU Researchers Working Toward Universal Flu Vaccine

While many go about getting that annual flu shot, researchers at St. Louis University are looking for ways to improve the protection the vaccines give.

09/25/2014

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Chances for Free Flu Shots are Coming Up

On Saturday, Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. to noon, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center and St. Mary’s Health Center will offer free flu shots in its first ever drive-thru flu shot clinic.

09/23/2014

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Flu Season is Approaching – Time to Get Vaccinated

Dr. Tom Frieden says getting vaccinated is the single most important step we can take to protect ourselves and our families against influenza.

09/19/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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