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I-Team: Vaccine Rates Plummeting In Parts Of Mass.

Childhood vaccines are credited with virtually wiping out a host of awful diseases, yet many parents are still concerned about the shots.

11/12/2014

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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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Boston Hospital Testing Vaccine For Common ‘C. Diff’ Infection

Efforts are now underway in Boston to stop one of the most dangerous types of hospital infections, ‘C. Diff’.

WBZ-TV–02/18/2014

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Growing Number Of Families Opt Out Of Vaccines For Kids

Vaccines have been proven to prevent childhood diseases like whooping cough, measles, and mumps. But, not all parents are convinced the shots are safe for their kids.

12/18/2013

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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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Vaccination Clinics Set After Second NH Restaurant Worker Diagnosed With Hepatitis A

New Hampshire health officials say a second worker at a Contoocook restaurant has developed hepatitis A and that between 100 and 200 people might have been exposed to the liver disease.

08/30/2013

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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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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 […]

WBZ-TV–01/10/2013

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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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