Flu shots

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July 25, 2019 - 2:36 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We always talk about the importance of getting flu shots, and there is good reason for it. A CDC study looking at a six-year period has found that...
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December 28, 2018 - 4:55 pm
By Jamie Gumbrecht (CNN) — Flu activity is increasing in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday . As of the week ending December 22, nine states are experiencing high flu activity — Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey...
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Parents line up with their toddlers at the Early Childhood Development Center in Camden for free flu shots.
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Mike DeNardo
December 12, 2018 - 2:46 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Preschoolers in Camden were feeling the pinch Wednesday morning, as the city administered free flu shots to help the 3- and 4-year-olds meet a January deadline. Some of the toddlers didn't take too well to a needle in their arms, but the pain had a purpose. New Jersey...
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Tony Romeo
November 04, 2018 - 11:55 pm
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) -- The calendar has flipped to November, and the clocks have been turned back an hour. That means colder weather is coming, and so is the flu. Pennsylvania’s Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says the flu season officially began September 30, and as of last week, there...
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