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2013 Flu Season Begins With A Bang

Michigan is beginning the new year with an unusually high number of flu cases and one flu death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2013

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Two Children Die From Flu

An infant from southwest Michigan and a child from mid-Michigan died. As of December 20th there were 149 confirmed cases of the flu in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2012

Michigan Residents Urged To Get Flu Shots After Sudden Increase In Cases

Michigan residents are being urged to take preventative action and get vaccinated against seasonal flu in the wake of a Centers for Disease Control report that said there has been a rapid increase in flu cases in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

Dearborn Heights School Closed Due To Mass Student Illness

Annapolis High School in Dearborn Height’s District #7 will be closed Friday after dozens of students became sick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2012

Michigan Health Officials, Local Mom Urge Vaccinations

Health officials in Michigan are urging residents to get vaccinated against whooping cough and influenza to help protect themselves and infants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2012

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Swine Flu Case Confirmed In Washtenaw County

The first case of a new strain of influenza has been reported in Washtenaw County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

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MSU Researchers Develop Power New Tool To Fight Flu

An international research team from Michigan State University has developed a new protein that they say has the potential to combat deadly flu epidemics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012

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Norovirus Suspected As 2 Dozen Fall Ill At Hockey Game

Health officials say about 30 kids playing in a youth hockey tournament at the Sportsplex facility on Telegraph Road became sick over the past 24 hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2012

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Health Officials Note Uptick In Flu Cases

It’s not too late to protect yourself. That’s according to officials who say the recent cases of flu serve as a reminder for Michiganders to get their vaccine before flu season peaks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012

Norovirus Confirmed In Mount Pleasant Illnesses

Authorities say a strain of norovirus was responsible for sickening more than 200 students in the Mount Pleasant School District earlier this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

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