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Influenza

New York vigilant against novel coronavirus: governor

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There are no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in New York, with four possible cases under investigation. The World Health Organization yesterday declared the outbreak of the virus a public health emergency of international concern, as the CDC confirmed the first person-to-person spread in the U.S.

Free flu shots to be offered in Riverhead for people without insurance coverage

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Free health shots for residents who are uninsured or whose insurance doesn’t cover the vaccine will be provided by the county health department

CDC declares flu epidemic in U.S.; N.Y. reports 90-percent surge in flu cases in one-week period

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Health officials urge unvaccinated people to get flu shots immediately, as H3N2 influenza-A viruses cause more serious illness than other flu viruses.

It’s cold and flu season: ‘Get Smart’ about antibiotics

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With the arrival of cold and flue season, health officials want residents and health care professionals alike to 'Get Smart' about antibiotics use.
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