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Where To Get The Flu Shot In B.C.

Health officials are encouraging all B.C. residents to get their flu vaccinations. They can be found at several places including public health clinics, doctors' offices and pharmacies. The ImmunizeBC...
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B.C. May Run Out Of Flu Shots

B.C. health officials are encouraging people to get the flu shot soon amid a particularly severe strain of H1N1 this season and a possibility the vaccines will run out. Dr. Perry Kendall, B.C.'s chie...

Meet the New Strain of Flu: H7N9

Much like any new offering from Stephen King, which requires time to determine its place in his legacy, the new H7N9 flu requires more than just a few weeks to determine its place in the historical records of infectious disease.
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The Hyperbole That Caused Global H5N1 Hysteria

It all started back in September of 2011 when Dr. Ron Fouchier of Erasmus Medical Center gave a talk in Malta on his experiments with H5N1. A few out of context statements later, the world was facing a panic about a "doomsday pandemic" that didn't exist. Today the article that caused so much panic and dismay has been published and the world now has a chance to see what all the fuss was about.