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Flu activity in state declining, but remains high

Though flu activity in the state seems to be declining, the state Department of Public Health reports that the illness remains widespread in the state. Also, several key indicators of the contagious

Flu continues to escalate in Connecticut

Flu activity remains widespread in the state, with a grand total of 12 deaths so far attributable this season to the contagious respiratory illness. According to the Connecticut Department of Public
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Travelers offers tips for businesses during flu season

As flu cases in the state continue to rise, lots of area businesses stand to lose productivity as sick workers (hopefully) stay home to avoid spreading sickness.  In light of that, Travelers insurance

Flu continues to rise in Connecticut

Though there have been no flu-associated deaths to date in Connecticut, the state’s Department of Public Health reports that flu activity is still accelerating. As of Jan. 3., 628 people in the state
Jeanie Valentine gets a flu shot as part of the "Fight the Flu" campaign by the city and Stamford Hospital at Government Center in Stamford. A UNH assistant professor said the odds of dying from flu or a traffic accident are higher than dying from Ebola.

UNH prof: You’re more likely to die from flu, traffic accident than Ebola

As news about the Ebola virus continues to dominate the front page, Melanie Eldridge, assistant professor of biology and environmental science at the University of New Haven and an infectious disease

Guys, the flu just isn’t going away

Just because it’s spring doesn’t mean we need to stop worrying about the flu. The Connecticut Department of Public Health reports that we’re still in a “second wave” of the contagious respiratory

‘Second wave’ of flu in state

Flu activity is hitting a “second wave” in some areas of Connecticut, according to the state Department of Public Health. After a few weeks of decline, major indicators of the contagious respiratory

Flu still ‘widespread’ as close of season nears

Spring has sprung, but flu season hangs on. Though the peak of the season has passed, the Connecticut Department of Public Health reports that the contagious respiratory disease is still classified as

Stamford Hospital offers pocket guide to the flu

Flu season might be headed to its finish, with the traditional peak months of January and February behind us. But it still doesn’t hurt to keep informed of this contagious respiratory illness. To that

Flu past its peak; still “widespread”

The Connecticut Department of Public Health reports that flu activity in the  state appears to be past its peak, but the contagious respiratory illness remains elevated in most areas within the state