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Sun coverage: Flu season in Md.

More coverage of the virus and vaccination efforts

  • Common flu strain resists popular drug Tamiflu

    Resistance of Type A strain attributed to mutation

  • Flu kills Howard teen

    A Howard County teenager died of the flu this week, the latest of nine pediatric flu deaths nationally this year, county health officials said yesterday. "This tragic death is highly unusual," the county health officer, Dr. Peter L. Beilenson, said in a news release. Federal patient privacy...

  • Outbreak of flu-like illness closes school

    Immaculate Conception School in Towson will be closed for the rest of this week because dozens of students and some staff have been out with flu-like symptoms, an official with the Archdiocese of Baltimore said yesterday. The elementary school will be cleaned during that time "to make it as...

  • Baltimore health officials declare influenza alert

    With the number of positive influenza tests rising sharply in the city, Baltimore health officials declared a flu alert yesterday. "We're really seeing sustained transmission of flu in Baltimore. Now is the time to protect yourself," said the city's health commissioner, Dr. Joshua M....

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