Flu

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September 24, 2020 - 3:02 am
How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to know what's making you miserable. Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches...
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'Fight the Flu' Nassau county
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Sophia Hall
September 23, 2020 - 2:42 pm
The “Fight the Flu” campaign is underway for 2020 in Nassau County as the country continues to battle COVID-19.
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NYC coronavirus - child in mask
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Steve Scott
September 22, 2020 - 8:06 pm
Tuesday marks the first day of fall, meaning the United States continues to inch closer to flu season in the midst of battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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David Caplan
September 18, 2020 - 2:33 pm
When should you get a flu shot? There’s only one man to ask: Dr. Anthony Fauci. The country’s top expert on infectious diseases answered just that during an Instagram Live session with actress Jennifer Garner.
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September 15, 2020 - 8:53 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government is trying to secure more flu vaccines from international producers amid a national shortage fueled by higher demand during the coronavirus pandemic, Poland's health minister said Tuesday. Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said Poland generally has very low...
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Johnny Lopez
September 10, 2020 - 5:00 am
As many people enjoyed small outdoor gatherings in backyards, beaches or parks with friends and families over the summer months, some medical experts are advising people to shrink their “quarantine bubbles” as the temperatures drop.
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Susie Jones
September 02, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Every year we hear how important it is to get a flu shot. But this season, with COVID-19 in play, it’s more important than ever. There’s some good news for people wondering if there will be enough of the flu vaccine this year.
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Jacquie Cadorette
September 02, 2020 - 5:00 am
While experts still raise concerns about a potential second wave of coronavirus cases, many are wondering if it could happen at the same time as the annual flu season.
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Caitlin Joyce holds family portraits, including her as a child with her parents and a photo of her 90-year-old grandfather, as she poses for a photo at her home Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Edmonds, Wash. Joyce's family is forging ahead with a Thanksgiving holiday feast in Virginia and she plans to join them. They plan to set up plywood tables on sawhorses in a large garage so they can sit six feet apart where "It will be almost like camping." (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 31, 2020 - 3:10 pm
As the Summer of COVID draws to a close, many experts fear an even bleaker fall and suggest that American families should start planning for Thanksgiving by Zoom. Because of the many uncertainties, public health scientists say it’s easier to forecast the weather on Thanksgiving Day than to predict...
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This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company's BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, authorized BinaxNOW, the first rapid coronavirus test that doesn’t need any special computer equipment to get results. (Abbott Laboratories via AP)
August 26, 2020 - 9:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized the first rapid coronavirus test that doesn’t need any special computer equipment to get results. The 15-minute test from Abbott Laboratories will sell for $5, giving it a competitive edge over similar tests that need to be...
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