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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

10/22/2014

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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

Meriden-based Protein Sciences is developing an interim ebola vaccine, based on research used to devopl the company's protein-based flu vaccine. Photo of a company lab in Meriden by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Meriden Company Wants To Start Using Ebola Vaccine Soon

Meriden-based Protein Sciences says it hopes its preliminary Ebola vaccine can be used soon by members of the armed forces going to Africa to help fight the disease, and to medical workers.

10/06/2014

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Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough Vaccine

A surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children.

10/21/2013

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Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children

More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.

10/07/2013

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Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?

Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.

09/18/2013

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Season’s First Cases Of West Nile Virus In Horses

One Connecticut horse has been euthanized and a second is recovering after they were diagnosed with West Nile Virus.

09/11/2012

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