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Tips And Tricks For Preventing The Flu This Holiday Season

This infographic illustrates more ways in which you can prevent getting the flu. These five ways have been effective in preventing the annual flu. (Kaiser Permanente Thrive)

Emily Massage and Keela Delves

December 10, 2018

The winter is right around the corner and everyone is getting excited for the holidays. Although it is the time of year most known for joy and happiness, it is also flu season. Many students fall victim to the vicious virus, causing them to miss school, work, and extracurricular activities. Here ar...

CDC Says Flu Season Deadliest Since 2009

A Fluzone influenza vaccine is shown at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy in San Francisco, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Flu-related deaths in California are higher than usual so far this season and most victims were not vaccinated, state health officials said Tuesday in urging residents to get flu shots. (AP Photos/Jeff Chiu)

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-Editor

February 27, 2018

In the last 6 weeks, 84 children have been announced dead due to the the flu. With flu related hospitalizations rising to nearly 68 out of every 100,000 people in the U.S. this week, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) officially marks this flu season in the U.S. as an epidemic. With the hospitalization rate up to 10.1%, this years flu season is th...

6 Ways to Stay Healthy during Flu Season

Nurse B.K. Morris, left, prepares to give the flu vaccine to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden, during an event about the flu vaccine, at the National Press Club in Washington on Sept. 17, 2015. A flu shot each year can be a great way to decrease the odds of contracting the flu. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Clare Canavan, Copy Editor

February 9, 2018

During the winter months of blizzards, below freezing temperatures, and harsh winds, more frequent than not you’ll find yourself catching a cold or even a flu virus. There are many options to help you prevent these common illnesses. According to WebMD,  “5% to 20% -- Percentage of the U.S. pop...

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