Influenza

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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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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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St. Louis Avoids Second Wave of Flu

There’s a second wave of the flu now hitting New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, but St. Louis seems to have missed it.

04/17/2014

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Health Officials in Both Missouri and Illinois Downgrade Flu Status

For the first time in 8 weeks, Missouri and Illinois now say they are seeing regional flu activity, as opposed to widespread activity.

02/28/2014

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Missouri Reports Widespread Flu

Missouri continues to report its influenza status as widespread despite plummeting numbers of new flu cases.

02/20/2014

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Flu Numbers Falling In St. Louis

Flu numbers continue to fall throughout the St. Louis area.

02/14/2014

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Flu Season Shows Signs Of Slowing Down In Chicago

Virus still considered widespread throughout rest of state.

02/01/2014

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2 Inmates Test Positive For Flu At Arkansas Prison

Visitation hours are canceled at a northeast Arkansas women’s prison after a 42-year-old inmate died after suffering from flu-like symptoms.

01/13/2014

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