Influenza

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Washington Flu Season Most Deadly In Years, But Not Over

State health officials say state labs have confirmed at least 120 flu deaths since the season started in September, but only a fraction of those who die from the flu are tested for the virus.

CBS Seattle–03/02/2015

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Washington Gets Federal Help With Avian Flu Testing

Federal and state officials are testing wild birds in Washington state to see how far a type of avian influenza has spread.

CBS Seattle–12/29/2014

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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

10/22/2014

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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

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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children

More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.

10/07/2013