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  1. What to expect from this year's flu seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | GlobalNews

    Each fall, Canadians head to flu vaccination clinics and roll up their sleeves to arm themselves against the season's wave of influenza that typically arrives in November and lingers until March. After a tumultuous summer with Canadian hospitals battling enterovirus in children and public health officials monitoring potential cases of Ebola across the country, doctors are anticipating a relatively average flu season.

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  2. Nasal spray might not work against swine flu, health officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Denver Post

    The nasal spray version of the flu vaccine did not protect young children against swine flu last winter and might not work again this year, health officials said Thursday. Preliminary results from three studies found that AstraZeneca's FluMist had little or no effect in children against swine flu.

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  3. Flu Shot Facts and MythsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | NY1

    It's flu season, so it is time to get your shot! But first, there are some flu shot basics and myths you should know. NY1's Jill Urban filed this report.

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  4. Flu nasal spray may not work this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | 13WHAM

    The nasal spray version of the flu vaccine did not protect young children against swine flu last winter and may not work again this year. The flu season is just getting started and early tracking suggests the swine flu will not be a big player this year.

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  5. First PersonMY Battle with TechnologyRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | American Reporter

    Tonight, in a remote and rural part of west-central China's Qinghai Province, a town of 10,000 mostly Tibetan people is entirely quarantined as officials try to contain an outbreak of pneumonic plague. Residents can go anywhere in Ziketan within the quarantined area, but the roads in and out are blocked and no one can leave, the New York Times reported today .

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  6. My HorizonsHEALTH Insurers are Failing 2 Million Children of Our MilitaryRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | American Reporter

    About 2,100 persons have died. As much as one-fourth of America's workforce an 2 billion of the world's population may be infected by the new swine flu when it peaks in Winter, according to studies conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, respectively.

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  7. A few good reasons to get flu shotRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Roseville Review

    Experts say the main difference in experience is that with a cold you get stuffed up, sniffle and cough but can still get through most your activities. And, if you have a compromised immune system-through organ transplant, chemotherapy or other medical causes-or if you or loved oens fall into the category of "frail elderly," you really can't risk it.

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  8. Vaccine spray may not work for swine flu in Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | SFGate

    The nasal spray version of the flu vaccine did not protect young children against swine flu last winter and might not work again this year, health officials said Thursday. Preliminary results from three studies found that AstraZeneca's FluMist had little or no effect in children against swine flu.

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  9. Emergency Ebola Funding 'Critical' To Stopping Disease, Obama Official SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | TIME.com

    Senior White House officials on Thursday scaled up the rhetoric of their effort to secure emergency funding to fight the Ebola virus in the U.S. and abroad. "The most important goal here is speed," said Director of the Office of Management and Budget Shaun Donovan in an on-the-record call with Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.

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  10. Health officials roll out rest of flu vaccine supply in Metro VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Canada.com

    Reckless, Bryan Adams's fourth studio album was released on Nov. 5, 1984, 30 years ago. It was a huge international hit, the first Canadian album to sell more than one million units within Canada and over five million units in the United States.

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  11. Research shows nasal spray flu vaccine did not protect young kids against swine flu strainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Health officials say the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine did not protect young children against swine flu last winter and might not work again this year. Preliminary results from studies found that AstraZeneca's FluMist had little or no effect against swine flu in young kids.

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  12. Notifiable Diseases and Mortality TablesRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Table I Summary of provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, cumulative, week ending November 1, 2014 Figure I Selected notifiable disease reports, United States, comparison of provisional 4-week totals ending November 1, 2014, with historical data Table II Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, weeks ending November 1, 2014 and November 2, 2013 TABLE I. Provisional cases of infrequently reported notifiable diseases (100,000. A death is reported by the place of its occurrence and by the week that the death certificate was filed.

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  13. Hundreds line up for flu shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Castanet.net

    Hundreds are lining up at free flu clinics around the Okanagan, after the official vaccination effort began this week to protect those most at risk from the virus. Interior Health Public Health Nurse Kathryn Carmichael was on hand during the Peachland flu clinic to help answer questions and explain who is eligible for the shot.

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  14. Ebola Today: 357 People Monitored in NYC; Obama Asks Congress for $6B to Stop EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Boston.com

    Dr. Spencer is still undergoing treatment at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, and according to the NYC Department of Health, Spencer continues to show improvement and is in stable condition. Someone he came into contact while he was contagious has also been upgraded from being quarantined to to direct active monitoring, which means a health official will visit the patient and check his or her symptoms once a day.

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  15. Research and Markets: Global Influenza Market 2014-2018 - Emergence...Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Business Wire

    Influenza is a contagious respiratory disease caused by influenza viruses. These viruses infect the nose, throat, and lungs causing mild to severe illness.

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  16. From the Archive #6: Swine Flu CartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The English Blog

    Back in April 2009, Gordon Brown was the UK Prime Minister and we were in the middle of a swine flu pandemic . It all seems so long ago .

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  17. Global Disposable Gloves Market Expected to Grow to $7.9 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market ResearchRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | PR.com

    Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020," considers commercial aspects of the global disposable gloves market. Based on key trends tracked, it is anticipated that the market is likely to be valued at $7.9 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 6.2% from 2014 to 2020.

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  18. Senator works to update Guam's quarantine law in light of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    Sen. Dennis Rodriguez is working to update Guam's quarantine law in light of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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  19. Flu claims three lives as Albertans get immunized at free clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    Two patients from Edmonton and one from southern Alberta died from the flu in the three months leading up to the season. Statistics released on Thursday by Alberta Health Services also show 30 Albertans were hospitalized for influenza in the last three months, including 17 from Edmonton.

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  20. ConstanceWEIGHING in on FatRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2010 | American Reporter

    One of my responsibilities as regional director is to make sure that taxpayer money is used responsibly. This week, we put a number to our collective good use of federal dollars: The Census Bureau will return not less than $1.6 billion of our budgeted funds for 2010.

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