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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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Boston Reports Recent Spike In Flu Cases

Flu season may appear to be over, but flu cases are on the rise again in Boston, city health officials said on Thursday.

04/10/2014

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Young Adults Make Up Almost Half Of Boston Flu Cases This Season

Health officials say a low vaccination rate among people ages 18-44 makes them more susceptible to the flu.

02/21/2014

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Boston’s First Flu-Related Death Of Season Confirmed By Health Officials

The death of a Boston man in his sixties has been linked to influenza, city health officials announced on Friday.

01/10/2014

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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

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Young Child Dies In Boston After Contracting Flu

A child under the age of six who had influenza has died.

01/11/2013

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14 Flu Deaths Reported In New Hampshire

The flu season is more severe in New Hampshire than in recent years, but the state public health director says it’s not yet to the point of alarming.

01/11/2013

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Free Flu Vaccine Clinics In Boston

Here is a list of health centers offering free clinics this weekend.

01/10/2013

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Boy In Maine Tests Positive For “Unusual” Flu Strain

Maine health officials are investigating a case of a young boy coming down with what is being described as an unusual strain of influenza.

10/21/2011

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