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  • Flu season is here: Metro doctors are urging you to get your flu shot

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Already, doctors in the metro say Jackson and Johnson counties have seen more than 60 flu cases combined. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu activity in Missouri is sporadic for the week ending on October 6. Flu season usually starts next month, and doctors and those personally affected by it are urging people to get their flu shots. “You want to get it in October cause it takes about two weeks for it […]

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  • Flu season this year could be mild – but you should still get your flu shot

    Australia's flu season has been fairly mild this year, which could be a good sign for flu in Canada.

    Global News
  • Flu Season 2018: First Child Dies in Florida From the Illness This Season

    Last season was one of the most deadly on record.

    Newsweek
  • Unvaccinated Child Dies from the Flu in Florida, First Pediatric Death of the Flu Season

    An unvaccinated child in Florida died from the flu, officials said, marking the first pediatric death of the 2018-2019 flu season in the U.S. The Florida Department of Health announced the child’s death on Monday, but did not release their name, age, gender or location due to privacy issues; just that the child had not received a flu shot and did not have any other health issues, the New York Times reports. The child died between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6, early in the flu season. Health officials...

    PEOPLE.com
  • Despite early flu deaths, health officials say signs point to 'milder flu season' this year

    The child, the first to die in the state, had not received a flu vaccination.

    KSBW
  • Despite early flu deaths, health officials say signs point to 'milder flu season' this year

    The child, the first to die in the state, had not received a flu vaccination.

    WCVB
  • NSW flu season officially over

    NSW has recorded its mildest flu season in five years - partly thanks to a jump in people getting vaccinated.The state's health agency on Monday declared the...

    Mail Online
  • When should you get the flu shot in Canada?

    The season is predicted to be mild, and while flu shot availability depends on your province or territory, here's the best time to get one.

    Global News
  • Are you ready for this record-breaking flu season?

    This flu season is going to be a bad one! Don't be caught unprepared without these essential items.

    USA TODAY
  • Kansas records its first flu deaths of the season

    WICHITA, Kan. — Health officials say Kansas has recorded its first flu deaths of the season. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says two deaths in the state have already been directly attributed to influenza as of Monday. Pneumonia has been the direct cause of death in another 38 deaths, and the flu or pneumonia has been contributing factors in an additional 132 deaths. In last week’s KDHE flu report for Kansas, there were 101 […]

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  • Child first to die in Florida flu season

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida health officials say a child is the first to die during this year's flu season. The Florida Department of Health's Bureau of Epidemiology said in a report that the unidentified child tested positive for influenza B and died between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6. The report did not say...

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    Florida health officials say a child is the first to die during this year's flu season. The Florida Department of Health's Bureau of Epidemiology said in a report that the … Click to Continue

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    Florida health officials say a child is the first to die during this year's flu season. The Florida Department of Health's Bureau of Epidemiology said in a report that the … Click to Continue

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  • 2017 was deadliest flu season in four decades

    An estimated 80,000 people died last year from the flu and flu-related complications, according to figures from the CDC. Drs. Natalie Azar and Dave Campbell join Morning Joe to discuss combating the flu and the 1918 flu pandemic.

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  • Maryland reports first two flu cases for the season

    The Maryland Department of Health announced the first confirmed cases of the flu Tuesday, an adult and child in Central Maryland and the Eastern Shore. They didn’t provide further details about the victims because of privacy laws. The flu, or influenza, is a respiratory disease spread through coughing,...

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  • Flu season starts with early deaths, warnings to vaccinate

    With at least two flu-related deaths reported in North Carolina in the past several weeks, state officials are urging the public to get vaccinated before the flu season becomes serious. … Click to Continue

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  • Flu season lingers in big cities, study finds

    Big cities with a large commuting workforce tend to have longer, more grinding flu seasons, a new study suggests. Researchers found that a city’s flu season is apt to last longer as its population increases and workplaces become more focused within a few key spots, said lead researcher Benjamin...

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  • Doctor issues warning about 2018-2019 flu season

    CLEVELAND -- On the heels of one of the longest and most deadly flu seasons in recent memory, one Cleveland Clinic doctor is urging high-risk patients to get vaccinated ahead of October when cases begin to rise in Ohio. "The more I work with influenza, the less I feel like I know what the flu is going to do," said Dr. Frank Esper, the assistant professor of Pediatric Infectious Disease at the Cleveland Clinic. "I always keep a very healthy fear in me."

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