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December 07, 2019 - 6:55 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York officials have declared that the flu is “prevalent” in the state. This declaration initiates a state regulation that will require healthcare professionals who are not vaccinated for influenza to wear masks in areas where patients are present. “Getting vaccinated...
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Tom Puckett
October 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) If you're wondering when is the best time to get the flu vaccine, one area doctor says it's right now. "You want to give yourself a couple of weeks of immunity, so if you get it now, you'll have it before the end of October," says Dr. Stephen Turkovich of Oishei Children's...
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Brendan Keany
October 22, 2018 - 5:07 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Last year, the worst flu season in decades claimed the lives of thousands of Americans. Erie County executive Mark Poloncarz has some of the estimates. "Eighty-thousand individuals dying nationwide, based on the population of the United States, is about one out of every 4,062...
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