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Vaccines
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  • Health officials urge public to get flu shots

    Health officials urge public to get flu shots
    This year's flu season got off to an early start, and public health officials are asking people to get their vaccinations to ward off a serious outbreak. State health officials announced the first confirmed case Oct. 3: a child in the Washington suburbs....
  • Emergent BioSolutions seeks to buy land from city for expansion

    Emergent BioSolutions seeks to buy land from city for expansion
    Emergent BioSolutions wants to exercise an option to buy 8 acres next to its East Baltimore manufacturing facility for an expansion that eventually could add up to 100 jobs, a company official said. The Rockville-based biotechnology company bought its...
  • Ask the Pet Expert | Dog flu is going around

    Ask the Pet Expert | Dog flu is going around
    I'm hearing that a dog flu is going around. What symptoms should I look for, and when should I take my pet to the vet if he's sick? There was an increase in the number of cases of dog flu, or canine influenza, in Montgomery County in August. This is a...
  • Southern High students' horse sense leads to national FFA accolades

    Southern High students' horse sense leads to national FFA accolades
    Southern High School senior Brooke Catterton can stare at a field of thoroughbreds and, in a head-to-hoof analysis, straightaway tell you which horses would likely have injury-free racing careers. In fact, the member of the school's Future Farmers of...
  • John W. Bunting III, AIDS activist

    John W. Bunting III, AIDS activist
    John W. Bunting III, a former program specialist for the state Department of Social Services who was an HIV/AIDS activist, died Nov. 5 of heart failure at his Sutton Place Apartments home. He was 69. The son of a salesman and a school teacher, John...
  • Baltimore Co. to build $5 million animal shelter

    Baltimore Co. to build $5 million animal shelter
    Baltimore County will build a $5 million animal shelter to replace its aging facility in Baldwin as part of a plan to improve services for pets, officials announced Monday. The county also will begin offering spay and neuter services at the current...
  • UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain

    UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain
    Scientists with the University of Maryland School of Medicine are helping to test a vaccine to fight a lethal strain of bird flu that has killed 44 people in China. The H7N9 strain has not yet been found in the United States, but the medical school's...
  • Visitors flock to 'Birds of Baltimore' corn maze [Perry Hall]

     Visitors flock to 'Birds of Baltimore' corn maze [Perry Hall]
    The annual corn maze is now open at Beachmont Christian Camp and ministries in Kingsville. Beachmont hit a home run in itsr choice of a sports theme for its third maze. "The Birds of Baltimore" celebrates Baltimore's home teams, the Orioles and the...
  • Worth announcing twice: Marks will seek second term as 5th District councilman [Perry Hall]

    Baltimore County Councilman David Marks recently announced that he will seek a second term representing the 5th District, which stretches east to west through Towson, Carney, Perry Hall, and Kingsville. Marks announced his intention to run on Oct. 9,...
  • Woodstock resident ready to 'Rock Out Cancer'

    Woodstock resident ready to 'Rock Out Cancer'
    When Brian Kahatt discovered a marble-sized lump on his neck a few years ago, he didn't think anything of it. When it didn't go away after a couple of months, he decided to see a doctor. The doctor told him he had stage 3 tonsil cancer. Seven weeks of...
  • Harford council approves loan for Independent Can, water and sewer updates

    The Harford County Council narrowly approved a $125,000 economic development loan to Independent Can Company and also passed an updated water and sewer master plan during its meeting last week. The 10-year loan to Independent Can, an international...
  • We can't miss the chance to eradicate HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB

     We can't miss the chance to eradicate HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB
    Thank you for informing your readers about the work of the Global Fund ("Global Fund seeks $15 billion to control three big killers," Sept. 12). Since its inception in 2002, the Global Fund has provided treatment and prevention to millions of...