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Mike Baggerman
January 14, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There has been an increase in the number of reported flu cases this season compared to recent years. At Oishei Children's Hospital, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Stephen Turkovich said that this flu season has been very challenging from a respiratory perspective. There were about...
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WBEN Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 9:23 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - Frontier Central Schools released the following statement regarding the death of 11-year-old Luca Calanni due to the flu. "Over the weekend, Frontier lost one of its young Falcons. As has been reported by many news outlets, Luca Calanni passed away Saturday after...
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Mike Baggerman
September 16, 2019 - 3:00 am
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Black Rock Pharmacy on Tonawanda Street in Buffalo (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 30, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – As flu season continues, pharmacies across the United States are battling the seasonal illness in various ways. This includes Black Rock Pharmacy in the City of Buffalo. “This particular flu season is one of the most prevalent, significant ones in recent memory,” Brad Arthur...
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Sign in front of WNY Immediate Care in Orchard Park (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 24, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Flu season is in full swing around the world. The widespread illness causes everything from shortness of breath, difficulty of breathing, dizziness, dehydration, vomiting, and so on. In Erie County, reports of the flu have risen steadily since Christmas. According to a graph...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 09, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Hospitals across the country are facing a nationwide shortage of intravenous bags. A manufacturer for the product in Puerto Rico was affected by Hurricane Maria in September which has stalled production. According to The Wall Street Journal , "the availability of saline IV bags has plummeted" and "...
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