Influenza

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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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Fla. Group Providing 200,000 Students With Free Flu Shots

Florida’s flu vaccination rates are well below the national average and a Florida organization plans to fix this problem by providing 200,000 free vaccinations to students this school year.

09/29/2014

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6-Yr-Old With Severe Diagnosis Recovering Thanks To Special Treatment

Victoria Bermudez, as many other six-year-old girls, loves to dress up as a princess, dance ballet and do gymnastics—but in February this little girl’s life turned upside.

04/29/2014

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Deadly Flu Season Impacting Florida

Flu season is in full swing across the country and in central Florida at least 12 people have died from influenza since last October, including five people under 40 years old.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

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Flu Season Is Upon Us

Break out your antibacterial, flu season is here.

12/27/2013

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Heat Hurting As Lob City Comes To Town

The worst opponent the Miami Heat face Friday night isn’t the Los Angeles Clippers, but influenza.

CBS Miami–02/08/2013

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Eating The Right Foods Could Protect You Against Getting Sick

Flu season has arrived with a vengeance. Chances are you know someone who is suffering but did you know certain foods might offer you some protection from the flu bug?

CBS4–01/10/2013

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Study: Flu Typically Spreads Boy To Boy and Girl To Girl

A new study sheds some light on the behavior and patterns of influenza in children.

CBS4–01/31/2011

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No Insurance? Flu Shots Are Free At Walgreens

People who cannot afford a flu shot this year are getting help from Walgreens and the government.

CBS4–01/17/2011

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Flu Season Arrives Early

If you hear someone sniffling, coughing, or wheezing, you may want to head the other way fast. Florida health officials say the flu season arrived earlier than usual this winter.

CBS4–12/22/2010

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