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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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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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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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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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