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U-M: Climate Change Could Increase Levels Of Bird Flu

Avian flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with avian flu viruses have occurred.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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Study: Lack Of Vaccine Leads To Faded Interest In Flu Shot

When a new strain of influenza began to sicken even healthy younger adults three years ago, public interest in getting the vaccine started strong but declined over time even as more people were getting sick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2012

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Flu Shot Immunization May Be A Matter Of Education

Right now there are 30 states that are reporting cases of the flu … and the peak doesn’t hit until January and February.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2011

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

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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

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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

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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

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Stomach Flu Hits Many In Metro Detroit

Many people are coming down with a noro-like intestinal virus, characterized by vomiting, diarrhea and general misery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2010

Michigan Prepares For Flu Season

The Michigan Department of Community Health is taking steps to educate the public about the flu.

09/09/2010

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