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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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Daily Talker: Pregnant Nurse Fired For Refusing Flu Shot

A pregnant nurse in Pennsylvania has lost her job for refusing to get the flu shot because she was afraid of miscarrying.

Dreonna Breton said she made the decision after having her last two pregnancies end in miscarriage, and because she was concerned the vaccine may not be safe for pregnant women.

12/30/2013

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More Options Available To Protect Yourself Against The Flu

For the first time there are vaccines that protect against four strains of influenza.

10/11/2013

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New Flu Vaccines Promise Greater Protection This Season

New flu vaccines promise greater protection from getting sick this season.

09/02/2013

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Colleges Fight The Flu As Students Return To Class

Students returning to classes from winter break were greeted with warning signs and flu kits.

01/14/2013

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Several Mass. Communities Facing Flu Vaccine Shortages

As Massachusetts faces a spike in the number of influenza cases, health officials in towns across the state say they’re running out of vaccinations.

01/11/2013

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DPH: 18 Flu Deaths In Massachusetts

18 people in Massachusetts have died from the flu this season, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Wednesday.

01/09/2013

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Number Of Flu Cases Higher Than Average In Boston-Area

At the Codman Square Health Center, Rutchamar Desir was getting a flu shot Wednesday.

12/26/2012

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Worcester Nurses Forced To Choose Between Flu Shot, Mask

Nurses at UMass Memorial Medical Center who choose to not get a flu shot are required to wear a mask. The Massachusetts Nurses Association believes the new guidelines are not fair.

11/29/2012

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Flu Shots: Why You Should Consider Getting One This Season

With winter being right around the corner, have you thought about getting a flu shot? The Massachusetts Department of Public Health wants to make sure we all stay healthy this flu season and they are encouraging everyone, especially children and the elderly to get the all essential flu shot, which you can get for free in some local flu clinics.

WBZ-TV–10/18/2012

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