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Flu Cases in St. Louis on the Rise

New flu cases doubled over the past week in St. Louis County, jumping from 73 to 158 this week for a total of 371 this season.

12/31/2013

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St. Louis Area Seeing Spike in Influenza Cases

New flu cases doubled over the past week in St. Louis County, jumping from 73 to 158 this week for a total of 371 this season.

12/26/2013

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Influenza Activity Increases Across St. Louis Region

57 new cases were reported last week in St. Louis County for a total of 140 so far this season.

12/11/2013

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Health Officials Report Sporadic Flu Cases Across Missouri

Slowly but surely, flu numbers across the St. Louis area are beginning to pick up. Statewide, there are now 355 confirmed influenza cases.

12/05/2013

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CDC Report Finds Prevalence of Fatal Flu in Low-Risk Children

The Centers for Disease Control has found that over the past eight flu seasons, almost half of the kids who have died from the flu were otherwise healthy.

10/29/2013

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St. Louis Flu Season Off To Slow Start

Only one new influenza case was reported this past week in St. Louis County, for a total of four since the middle of September.

10/25/2013

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Report: Influenza Cost Employers $8.4 Billion Last Year

According to the Walgreens 2013 Flu Impact Report, the average employee lost three days of work in the 2013-2013 flu season due to influenza and 6.2 million missed a business trip.

10/17/2013

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Limited Supplies Expected For New Flu Vaccine

The four-strain, or quadrivalent, vaccine will protect against two Type-A strains, H1N1 and H3N2, along with two Type-B strains.

09/10/2013

File photo of a needle being filled with a vaccine. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

As Winter Ends, Deadly Flu Season Does As Well

Over 667 Illinoisans were taken to the ICU due to influenza this flu season and more than 100 died.

03/20/2013

Sneezing, cold, flu

Specialist: Flu Shot Was Less Effective

That may be part of the reason why Missouri has seen a 212 percent increase in flu cases this year.

02/25/2013

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