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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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Study: Do-It-Yourself Flu Vaccine Effective

A study suggests that do-it-yourself flu vaccine might be possible. Researchers found that military folks who squirted a nasal vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers.

10/08/2014

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Flu Shots = Big Business For Retailers

Forget the Black Friday ads for TVs and toys: stores are finding a way to lure in customers right now.

09/19/2014

Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In Decades Strikes California

Whooping Cough Concerns Keller Church

A Keller church is warning its congregation that it may be at risk of contracting Pertussis, or whooping cough, as it is widely called.

04/26/2014

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UK Scientists Slam Flu Drug In Ongoing Debate

British scientists say there isn’t enough evidence to prove the antiviral drug Tamiflu reduces the spread of flu.

04/10/2014

North Texas mother and grandmother Stacey Parker died from the flu. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Family Warning Others After Wife & Mother Loses Flu Battle

A North Texas mother of three has died from the flu. Now her family is sharing their traumatic experience and encouraging others to take this year’s dangerous strain of influenza seriously.

CBSDFW.COM–01/27/2014

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Tarrant County Confirms Sixth Flu-Related Death

The Tarrant County Health Department confirmed a sixth flu-related death in the county Tuesday.

01/21/2014

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Fort Worth’s JPS Hospital Extends Hours

JPS hospital in Fort Worth is extending hours at a network of neighborhood clinics to help relieve the crush of flu patients.

01/18/2014

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Doctors Warn Vaccinated Patients To Watch For Flu Symptoms

As the flu virus continues its deadly spread across North Texas, health officials are telling those who have been avoiding flu shots that there is still time to get protected. And many hold outs are beginning to listen.

01/15/2014

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Urgent Care Clinics Run Out Of Vaccines

More people are packing into urgent care clinics, seeking a vaccine, as hospitals overflow with flu-concerned patients.

01/12/2014

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Lack Of Flu Vaccines In Plano Turns Hundreds Away

Hundreds of people turned away at Chase Oaks Family Center in Plano after flu vaccines are used up.

01/11/2014

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Fear Of Flu Leads Many To Get Vaccinated As Hospitalizations, Deaths Rise

Dallas County and other North Texas health departments are overrun with people — who are only now getting vaccinated for fear they’ll get the flu. The rush comes even though health officials have urged people to get their shot since last September.

CBS 11–01/10/2014

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