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The Florida Department of Health has received notification of two influenza associated pediatric deaths in Orange and Pasco Counties. While most cases of flu are mild, there are exceptions. Pre-existing...

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Alberta Health Services officials are advising the public to get their flu shot as flu season is in full swing in the province, and some cases are being reported with serious consequences. “Cases...

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On today’s airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show on 860 AM WGUL in Tampa, host Robert Herriman, after seeing a dramatic increase in cryptosporidiosis in Hillsborough County, FL this past...

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In an announcement Thursday, Meriden, CT vaccine manufacturer Protein Sciences Corporation said The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved their  egg-free influenza vaccine, Flublok  for...

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At least 20 people, including the elderly and children, have been hospitalized for seasonal influenza already this year in Wisconsin, prompting state health officials to advise residents to get flu shots. “The...

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The flu season appears to be off to an early start in Iowa, as the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced testing by the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) has identified three cases of influenza...

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Two Idaho adults over the age of 60, a woman from Ada County and a woman from Kootenai County, died recently from influenza-related illnesses. These are the first deaths in Idaho attributed to influenza...

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The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the state’s first flu death for the 2014-2015 flu season. An elementary school-aged child in the Triangle region of the State died last...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday recommended changes to the influenza vaccine composition for the 2015 influenza season (southern hemisphere winter), which includes replacing the A/H3N2 and...

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Updated information for the United States 2014–15 influenza season from the the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) was published last month in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...