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Widespread Seasonal Flu Cases Jump To 25 States
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Flu Vaccine ‘Good Match to the Viruses Circulating’ in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reporting an increase in flu activity across Michigan.

The good news is that this year's vaccine is matching well against the flu.

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Cases of Swine Flu Reaches Eight in Michigan, Linked to County Fairs

Confirmed cases of the swine flu are rising across Michigan, including West Michigan.

Currently, there is no vaccine for swine flu and the seasonal flu vaccine will not protect against it.

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Michigan’s First Cases of Influenza A H3N2 of 2016 Found in West Michigan

Health officials have Michigan's first two confirmed human cases of influenza A H3N2 this year have been found. Both people with the illness are from West Michigan.

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Oakland Residents Receive Free Flu Shots At Local Church
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Calvin College Wins Flu Vaccination Challenge

Calvin College is the winner of Michigan's second annual Flu Vaccination Challenge. The challenge divides schools into three categories by size. Calvin College won in the small school category. Hope College was a close second.

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Animal Rescue Centres Feel The Strain After Christmas Pets Are Abandoned
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Canine Influenza Outbreak in Chicago, No Immediate Threat in Michigan

An outbreak of canine influenza requiring the treatment of 100 dogs has closed a Chicago animal shelter. Last spring, more than 1,000 dogs in the Chicago area became sick, according to NBC Chicago.

However, there have been no widespread reports of canine influenza in Michigan.

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Michigan Flu Levels Down for First Time Since January

This week's report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows that statewide reports of flu-like symptoms are down for the first time since January.

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Flu in Michigan Near Highest Level Since 2009 H1N1 Pandemic

After a mild start to the flu season in Michigan, reports of flu-like symptoms are rising sharply according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

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Flu Hits New Seasonal High in Michigan

As reports of flu-like symptoms skyrocket in southwest Michigan, statewide reports of the flu have hit another seasonal high in Michigan.

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Flu Continues to Peak in Michigan, West Michigan Rates are Lowest in State

Reports of flu-like symptoms across Michigan continue to set new seasonal highs, while reports out of West Michigan remain the lowest of any region in the state.

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South Florida Begins Mass Distribution Of H1N1 Vaccine
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Michigan School Vaccination Waiver Submissions Down 39 Percent

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced that Michigan has seen a 39 percent decrease in the number of school vaccination waivers submitted this year compared to the same time last year.

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Reports of Flu in Michigan Low Compared to Other Years

The weekly report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows levels of the flu continue to increase while staying below levels seen in recent years.

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Michigan Flu Reports Level Off After Hitting Season High

Reports of flu-like symptoms in Michigan remained steady and at seasonal highs according to the latest report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

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