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Flu Shots Are Only 23 Percent Effective This Season, CDC Reports

On Thursday, health officials announced that flu shots are only 23 percent effective against this season's strain. This is not a good sign in a season where it seems more and more people are being stricken down with the flu. 

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Where To Get Flu Shots In Grand Rapids

Flu season is especially rampant this year in West Michigan.  With more and more people falling ill at work, school, and at home, now is the perfect time to get immunized against the flu virus.

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Who Should Be Required To Have Flu Shots? [Poll]

Last week, Holland Hospital announced that they will require all employees, students, and volunteers to get flu shots beginning this fall.

Most other West Michigan hospitals already have a similar policy.

Is it OK for an employer to require a flu shot?  Who should be required to get one?

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Flu Season Hits West Michigan Early

We have good news and bad news about the flu season so far.

The flu is hitting earlier than average, but this year's vaccine is proving to be very effective.

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Are You Going To Get A Flu Shot? [Poll]

The changing seasons and approaching holidays bring a lot of anticipation.

Food!  Fun!  Family!  Flu shots?!

Are you going to get a flu shot this year?

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Oh Joy, It’s Flu Season…..Almost!

Here's really good news.  NOT!  The flu season is just around the corner.

You know what that means.  It's time to think about getting that flu shot. 

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