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Worst in Decades

Flu Season Off to an Unusually Early Start As flu season enters 2020, the influenza B strain of the flu virus has arrived earlier than normal making this year’s season off to an “atypically” early start, said Dr. Richard Webby, a member of the Infectious Diseases Department at
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Measles Resurgence

Protect Yourself & Others Against Measles The United States is experiencing its largest measles outbreak since the virus was eliminated in 2000. As of Friday, May 17, 880 cases of measles have been reported in 24 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and
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With the start of school less than a month away, it is time to get your child's vaccinations updated. (Photo: Getty Images)

Back-to-School Vaccines

The Must-Have on Your Child’s School List With the start of the school year just around the corner, it is easy to overlook one of the most important things on any back-to-school checklist — making sure your child is vaccinated. Vaccinations protect children from serious diseases,
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