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Flu killed at least five children this fall

Flu killed at least five children this fall

At least five children have died from the flu this fall, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, as cases related to the deadly viral strain increase across the U.S. with flu season underway. Two children died in the second and third weeks of...
Dispelling deadly myths about the flu vaccine

Dispelling deadly myths about the flu vaccine

Every year as flu season emerges, so too do myths and misconceptions about the flu shot. Some people avoid getting the vaccine because they don’t think it works well enough to be worth it. Some think they are too healthy to need it. And some worry it will make them...
Meningitis B Outbreaks At Three U.S. Colleges

Meningitis B Outbreaks At Three U.S. Colleges

Meningitis B is rare, but it’s potentially fatal and 3 colleges across the country have reported ongoing outbreaks of the disease. San Diego State University, Five College Consortium in Massachusetts, and Oregon State University are currently dealing with outbreaks of...