HEALTHBEAT What's behind the whooping cough epidemic?
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WASHINGTON — Flu season may not sound as scary for pregnant women this year as last — but they're still at high risk and need that shot, says a letter being mailed to thousands of health providers this week from some leading medical societies.
DULUTH - Minnesota doctors are urging parents to make sure their school children’s vaccination immunizations are up-to-date before school starts this fall, noting that one in four children haven’t had all their shots.
Minnesota Department of Health, via the Duluth News Tribune
, August 17, 2010
Medical professionals urge protection now
WORTHINGTON — Medical professionals advise people to get vaccinated against the seasonal influenza early this year because of limited vaccination supplies, an early flu season and vaccines that stay effective longer.
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