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Ad Claims Half Of Detroiters Infected With Flu; Research Shows Numbers Are ‘Puffed’ Up

“Is it a scare tactic? Of course it’s a scare tactic.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2015

Samantha Smeadley braces for a flu shot at the Macomb County Health Clinic in Warren. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill) FILE PHOTO

Shot Still Recommended For This Season’s Flu Activity

Every flu season is different and it can last through the spring so DHWP reminds residents that it is not too late to get the shot

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2015

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Michigan Confirms First Child Death From Flu This Season

A child in southeast Michigan has died from the flu, making it the state’s first confirmed adolescent death from the virus this season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2015

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Flu Making The Rounds In Metro Detroit Area

Health Department officials say it’s not too late to get the flu vaccine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2015

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Visitor Restrictions At Children’s Hospital Due To High Volume Of Flu Cases

Doctors say starting Monday only parents, legal guardians or visitors 18 and older will be able to visit patients at the hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/29/2014

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Know The Difference Between Cold And Flu Symptoms

So how do you know if it’s the flu or the common cold?

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2014

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Most Intense Flu Season In Recent Years Hits Michigan

Flu season usually peaks in January and February — but it appears to be at full strength right now here in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2014

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Flu Strikes Early: Record Number Of Cases Reported In Metro Detroit

Flu season usually peaks in January and February — but it appears to be at full strength right now here in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2014

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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

WWJ Newsradio 950 producer Terri Lee smiles for a photo as she gets her flu shot at the CBS Radio Detroit studios. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Get Vaccinated, Health Officials Say, As Michigan Confirms First Flu Cases

Health officials are encouraging Michigan residents to get flu vaccinations as the state says it confirmed its first influenza cases of the 2014-2015 season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2014

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