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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.


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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.


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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.


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HPV Vaccine Prevents More Than Cervical Cancer

Back to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.


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College Students: Get Your Meningitis Vaccine

Students living on college campuses could be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis under legislation endorsed by a Missouri Senate committee.


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Mo. Health Care Community Expressing Concern Over Immunization Registry

The House Committee on Health Insurance debated legislation proposing a database of immunizations Missourians have received to improve efficiency in the state.


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Free Flu Shots Being Offered to St. Louis County Residents

To combat a significant increase in severe cases of influenza being reported recently in both Missouri and Illinois, the St. Louis County Health Department has decided to offer free flu shots next week.


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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.


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Saint Louis University To Begin Testing H7N9 Flu Vaccine

Local researchers are about to test a new vaccine against a deadly avian flu bug that hit China last spring.


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CDC: 64 Percent of Mo. Toddlers Fully Vaccinated

Missouri is above the national average for the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine as well as Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A vaccines.




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