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Dog flu tests pet owners’ attentiveness

Dog flu tests pet owners’ attentiveness

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

January 19, 2019


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Dogs typically finish their vaccinations within their puppy years and then make additional visits to the vet for boosters and checkups. Still, pet owners should be aware that there is always the opportunity for new viruses to emerge, and immediate steps to counter them will necessary.

Carlmont fights the flu – Joseph Gomez

Carlmont fights the flu – Joseph Gomez

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

January 22, 2018


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Joseph Gomez reports on the 2018 flu.

California flu season deadliest in a decade

California flu season deadliest in a decade

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under News

Every year, the flu virus evolves, and this year's flu season is proving to be one of the most deadly in recent years. “This appears to be one of the worst seasons we’ve had in the last 10 years,” state epidemiologist Dr. Gil Chavez said in a call with Los Angeles Times reporters. “We’re early, and we’re trending up.” San Jose ...

Flu hits the Bay Area

Flu hits the Bay Area

Juliana Rinaldi, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


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Fourteen people in California have died from influenza this flu season according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Influenza, the medical term for flu, season tends to begin around October and end as late as May, peaking between the months between December and February. "This...

CDC promotes flu shot to prevent outbreak

CDC promotes flu shot to prevent outbreak

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 8, 2016


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With flu season just around the corner, doctors recommend getting the flu vaccination as soon as possible. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 46 percent of Americans got a flu shot last year. Their goal is to increase that percentage in order to prevent ...

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