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AS FLU SEASON IS UNDERWAY, SO IS “STOMACH FLU”

January 25, 2013
AS FLU SEASON IS UNDERWAY, SO IS “STOMACH FLU”

 01/28/13 Winter is the season for influenza, and as the flu season continues, State health officials want to remind Hoosiers this is also norovirus or “stomach flu” season. Norovirus is not actually influenza, however, both may be prevented by taking measures to protect yourself. This season, health officials are reporting that a new strain...
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FLU-RELATED DEATHS REACH 21 IN INDIANA

January 14, 2013
FLU-RELATED DEATHS REACH 21 IN INDIANA

  01/15/13 The number of flu-related deaths in Indiana has now reached 21. Health officials say two of the deaths occurred in individuals younger than 18 years of age. No official shortages of the influenza vaccine have been reported, state health officials say; however, it may be more difficult to find the vaccine due...
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INFLUENZA HITTING EARLY AND HARD IN INDIANA

January 8, 2013
INFLUENZA HITTING EARLY AND HARD IN INDIANA

 01/09/13 Influenza-like illness is on the rise, according to the most recent weekly flu report from the Indiana State Department of Health. Indiana, along with many other states, is experiencing a high level of influenza-like activity early on this season, with seven deaths being reported since November. By comparison, no influenza-related deaths had been...
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Influenza Report for Indiana

January 2, 2013
Influenza Report for Indiana

 01/03/13 According to the Indiana Department of Health’s weekly influenza report, Indiana showed five influenza deaths for the 2012-2013 season.  Two of the deaths are in the 5-18 years-of-age group while three of the deaths are in the 65-plus years-of-age group. During the week of December 20th to the 27th 51.8% of the specimens...
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PREPARING FOR FLU SEASON CAN KEEP HOOSIERS HEALTHY

December 17, 2012
PREPARING FOR FLU SEASON CAN KEEP HOOSIERS HEALTHY

   12/18/12 Wintertime is here and healthwise that means one thing: Flu season.  State health officials are urging Hoosiers to be prepared and take preventative steps as influenza or the “flu” can be dangerous. “Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to avoid the flu,” said State Health Commissioner Gregory Larkin, M.D.  The...
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