The entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

  NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation into a potentially dangerous blunder at a government lab found that a scientist kept silent about the accident and revealed it only after other employees noticed something fishy. […]


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Flu season waning; younger adults hit hardest

ATLANTA (AP) — Flu season seems to be winding down, and it’s been an odd one. It hasn’t been as bad as last year and the vaccine worked a little better. And it has been […]


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Flu deaths in California jump to 243

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials say that 243 people in the state have died from the flu this season, and authorities are investigating an additional 41 deaths this year as possibly flu-related. The […]


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Flu deaths in California jump to 147

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials said Friday that 147 people in the state have died from the flu this season, surpassing last season’s death toll. Four of the deaths involved children. The California […]


In this Jan. 14, 2014 photo, Daniel Bennett, 26, who is taking part in research for a better flu vaccine, sits in isolation as he remains quarantined after having live flu virus sprayed into his nose at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Want to get the flu? Volunteers sneeze for science

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Forget being sneezed on: Government scientists are deliberately giving dozens of volunteers the flu by squirting the live virus straight up their noses. It may sound bizarre, but the rare type […]


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Flu widespread in California; 7 deaths confirmed

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California health officials say seven people have died from the flu so far this season, and more people are ending up in the hospital than expected. The state Department of Public […]


Information you need on Money 101

Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will feature: Where the jobs are in Los Angeles and Orange counties at 9:05 a.m. How to keep the flu out of your office, with special guest Dr. […]


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Flu activity widespread in Calif., 5 deaths so far

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California health officials say flu activity is now widespread throughout the state, and one new death in people under 65 has been reported, bringing this season’s death toll to five people.



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