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DEC 18, 2014 - Washington Times

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4 more flu-related deaths reported in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Health is reporting four more deaths due to influenza in the state. The department said Thursday that six people have now died as a result of the flu during the season that began Sept. 28. Each person who died was ...

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DEC 18, 2014 - Health Canal

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A Serious Flu Season Lies Ahead: Vaccination Remains the Best Defense

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that the predominant circulating H3N2 influenza virus in the US has mutated, or drifted, from the corresponding vaccine strain. Mismatches between circulating influenza viruses and vaccine strains can decrease the level of protection provided by the vaccine against that strain.

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DEC 18, 2014 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Disease tracker

Flu is now widespread in Missouri. The highest rates are among children to age 14. No pediatric deaths have been reported this season in Missouri. Influenza and pneumonia deaths increased by 1…

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DEC 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Bird flu found in wild birds in Washington state: USDA

(Reuters) - Two strains of avian influenza have been confirmed in wild birds in Washington state, near the U.S. border with Canada, but there is no immediate cause for public health concerns, U.S. agriculture officials said on Wednesday. Two separate virus strains were identified in Whatcom County, Washington, including H5N2 in northern pintail ducks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

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DEC 17, 2014 - Health Canal

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Visitation guidelines implemented to combat flu, other infectious diseases

Visitation guidelines are being implemented at several regional hospitals to further protect patients from influenza and other infectious diseases. These actions are being taken in response to increasing numbers of cases of influenza (Type A-H3N2) across the state and in this region.

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