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How The Flu Affects The Heart

Getting the flu often just means a few days of feeling lousy, but for some, it can have dangerous effects on the heart.

01/07/2014

A child recieves a flu shot. (Photo credit: Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

09/26/2013

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BU-Led Study: Flu Vaccine Is Safe During Pregnancy

A new study has found “reassuring” evidence that H1N1 flu vaccine is safe during pregnancy.

09/23/2013

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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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Flu Outbreak Spreads Like Wildfire

January 12, 2013 The flu outbreak continues to spread like wildfire with more than 700 reported cases here in Boston. On Wednesday January 9th, Boston Mayor Tom Menino declared a public health emergency and this […]

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Somerville Mayor Says City Has ‘Exhausted’ Supply Of Flu Vaccine

“We exhausted our supply on Tuesday,” Mayor Joe Curtatone said during a press conference Thursday morning.

01/10/2013

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2 Boston Hospitals Require Workers To Get Flu Shots

Two major Boston teaching hospitals will soon require all employees to get flu shots as a condition of employment.

09/14/2011

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Mass. To Cut Number Of Free Flu Shots

Health care officials say a decision by the state to cut by more than half the number of free flu vaccines it distributes for adults may put the health of high-risk patients in jeopardy.

08/30/2011

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Where Did All The Seasonal Flu Vaccines Go?

There’s been a lot of attention on the arrival of the H1N1 vaccine in our area, but what about the regular, seasonal flu vaccine. Some doctors in our…

10/01/2010

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