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It’s time to prepare for the start of cold and flu season again. The CDC is predicting another early start to flu season, and advising everyone to get their flu shots now. The good news is that, while the flu can be unpredictable, signs point to a mild flu season. If you want to prepare […]

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Dog flu (H3N2) is still spreading, infecting new pups each week. Just like in humans, dogs can experience coughing, sneezing, lethargy, and a lack of appetite. Things can also get serious without care—so make sure you watch for symptoms, follow local outbreaks, and tell friends about dog flu. You can also help keep your pup […]

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In the northern states, flu activity is still being reported as widespread as Influenza B makes the late season rounds. While you don’t need to worry as much as when flu season was at its peak, it’s still very much here and hospitalizations, and even deaths, are still being reported.

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This flu season was particularly nasty; the flu shot was ineffective, and H3N2, the type A strain that circulated, caused many hospitalizations, deaths, and weeks off work. Now the CDC is warning us to be on the lookout for this year’s Type B strain, which is starting to cause a new flu spike. Make sure […]

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This flu season is pretty bad; the flu shot had a misstep, and a particularly virulent strain of flu (H3N2) is circulating. We had some warning since our flu season follows Australia’s, but there have still been a lot of younger, healthier people getting caught by flu. And yet, people who were born before 1968 […]

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