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Report: Current Flu Activity Is Low; Outlook For Vaccine Is Good

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the initial “FluView” report for the U.S. 2011–2012 flu season with the message that flu activity is currently low, making this the perfect time to get vaccinated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

Getting a flu shot (credit: Getty Images)

Wayne County Offers Low-Cost Flu Shot Clinic

With the flu season upon us, the Wayne County Department of Public Health urges residents to get their annual flu vaccines at its Walk-in Family Flu Vaccination Clinic, 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, Nov. 5.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011


Poll: One Out Of Three Adults Won’t Get Flu Shot

One out of three U.S. adults plan to skip their flu shot this year, according to an Opinion Research/Select Medical telephone poll.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Wayne County Offers Flu Shot Clinics For Residents

As a preventive health measure, the Wayne County Department of Public Health is offering flu shots for residents at its clinics in Wayne, Taylor and the Redford area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2011

U-M Researchers Find Clue To Why Some Get The Flu

University of Michigan researchers believe they have made a significant breakthrough in determining why some people get the flu and others don’t.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011


Doctors: Don’t Ignore Your Immunizations

If you have a compromised immune system and are getting into the later years of life, it’s strongly recommended that immunization against influenza be obtained every fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011

Flu vaccines (AP, file)

It’s Not Too Late For A Flu Shot

If you think flu season is over in Michigan, think again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2011

Flu Getting Late Start But Still Strong

Dr. Monica Coello, an emergency room physician at Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe says parents need to be alert.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2011

Flu vaccines (AP, file)

Flu May Have Killed 2 In Genesee County

Genesee County Health Department officials say two people have died this year from apparent flu-related illnesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2011

Flu Outbreak Shuts Down Albion College

Classes are cancelled and students are being asked to keep to their dorm rooms at Albion College after an outbreak of the flu.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2011




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