Flu

New flu vaccine works a little better than traditional shot

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A newer kind of flu vaccine worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government reported Wednesday.Read more

Guests could get paid to stay at St. Louis hotel, get flu

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Guests can get paid $3,500 to stay at a St. Louis hotel for up to 12 days with catered meals, as long as they sign up to be exposed to the flu virus.Read more

172 children have died from the flu this season

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That's the highest number of children to die in a single flu season, not counting pandemics like the 2009-2010 "swine flu" season.Read more


Indiana flu deaths nearly triple this season

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There have been 304 deaths from the flu so far this winter. The last tracking report from the 2016-2017 flu season reported 103 deaths.Read more

Think flu season is winding down? Not so fast, doctors say

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The Centers for Disease Control warns the flu is making a comeback, and round two involves a strain that can be tougher on children.Read more

Marion County hospitals no longer under flu restrictions

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Hospitals in Indianapolis go back to their regular visitation policies starting Monday.Read more

Indiana's 244 flu-related deaths include 3 kids 4 or younger

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Indiana's latest influenza report shows the state has experienced 244 flu-related deaths this season, compared with 219 a week earlier.Read more

Flu shot doesn't cause influenza epidemic

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You can't get the flu from a flu shot. And public health officials aren't blaming the vaccine for causing this season's nasty epidemic.Read more

Terre Haute boy dies from flu complications

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Jackson Pirtle, 7, started showing symptoms of the flu. As the days passed, his mom noticed he was getting worse and that more than the flu had to be wrong.Read more


Indiana flu-related deaths reached nearly 200 last week

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State health officials say Indiana's flu-related deaths rose to nearly 200 last week as the current severe flu season continued.Read more

Flu shot won't make you spread more influenza

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Getting the flu shot won't make you spread the disease more, doesn't weaken your immune system but it does offer some protection from getting infected, despite...Read more