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More options for flu shots available this season

This flu season, there'll be a whole slew of different shot options to protect against influenza.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 12:29pm EDT

Tags: Mayo Clinic, Flu vaccine, flu shot

Va. flu cases drop from widespread to regional

Flu cases in Virginia have dropped from widespread levels for the first time in 13 weeks.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 01:55pm EDT

Tags: Virginia Department of Health,

Masks dramatically reduce spread of flu, study finds

There's bad news and good news in the flu world.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 10:46am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, University of Maryland

Flu activity declines in Va., but still widespread

Monday - 02/18/2013, 02:31pm EST

Tags: Virginia

Over-the-counter flu cures draw FDA concern

As the number of influenza cases nationwide continues to dwindle, there are new concerns about over-the-counter cures.

Sunday - 02/17/2013, 01:11pm EST


Back up: Flu can travel up to 6 feet

If you're avoiding cozily snuggling up this Valentine's Day because of the flu, there may be bad news. Keeping your distance may not be enough.

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 05:02am EST

Tags: del walters, influenza

Flu leads to precautions at Maryland churches

After Father Kevin Farmer, of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Frederick, fell ill with the flu a couple of weeks ago, he began to pay close attention to warnings about prevention measures at the church

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 02:00am EST

Tags: Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Frederick

Intensity of flu-like illnesses still high in Maryland

The flu strain that has been making many sick in Maryland and around the country may be peaking, but that doesn't mean it's time to cease precautions and skip the flu shot.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 02:00pm EST

Tags: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

NIH scientists work on universal flu vaccine

Scientists are developing a universal vaccine that will offer protection against any and all flu strains. The work is under way at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 03:39am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, NIH, Dr. Anthony Fauci

Are hand sanitizers worth your money?

Hand sanitizer sales totaled millions of dollars last year but do they actually ward off the flu?

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 07:44am EST

Tags: darci marchese, hand washing, Anthony Fauci, hand sanitizer

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