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HealthIt was mid to late August when I first noticed advertisements for various flu clinics. They elicited the same sinking feeling I get when I see a department store with Christmas trees this time of year. I thought, “Really? Flu shots? Now?” A...
Federal health officials declared this season's flu outbreak an epidemic Friday as Maryland hospitals and clinics continued to treat unusually high numbers of patients for the virus and manufacturers reported low supplies of the vaccine to treat the...
When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up." Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
Here are some of the things happening in Washington County Public Schools: Today Red Ribbon Week E. Russell Hicks Middle — Flag practice, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. North Hagerstown High — Financial aid night Northern Middle — Percussion...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new vaccine to prevent the seasonal flu. FluMist Quadrivalent is the first vaccine to contain four strains of the influenza virus - two influenza A strains and two B strains. It is manufactured by...
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Avera Medical Group clinics are now offering flu vaccines to the public, with special flu shot days offered in Aberdeen for October. Vaccines cost $30. Flumist is available for $40. The special flu shot clinic times include: Avera Aberdeen Family...
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz this week joined forces with state and local health officials to promote flu shot season in the county, and was scheduled to get a flu shot himself during a Towson press conference on Oct. 9. Dr. Gregory Wm....
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Battlefield guide Gary Rohrer will speak on “Bridges in the Antietam Valley” Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. at Sharpsburg Town Hall. Rohrer, a registered professional engineer and an Antietam Battlefield guide, will give a photographic...
Flu season has officially started and although most influenza cases don't begin to pop up till late October, doctors say September is a perfect time to get vaccinated. And that includes getting shots for your youngsters and teens. This week, the American...
WASHINGTON — It’s flu vaccine time again — and some lucky shot-seekers will find that the needle has shrunk. The first flu shot that works with a less-scary skin prick instead of an inch-long needle is hitting the market this fall....
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Bloomberg NewsWASHINGTON - MedImmune Inc. must stop using a marketing brochure for FluMist, its nasal-spray influenza vaccine, because the document lacks directions for use and details on potential risks, federal regulators said. "This consumer-directed flier is...
Sun StaffThough flu season is not over, a report by one Wall Street analyst suggests sales of FluMist, the nasal spray flu vaccine made by Gaithersburg-based MedImmune Inc., will again be dismal this year. Survey results released this week by the New York...
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