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Bird Owners Asked to Increase Biosecurity to Prevent Spread of Avian Influenza

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is encouraging domestic bird owners to increase their biosecurity efforts and take appropriate steps to protect their birds from avian influenza. 

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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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Rate of Flu in Kent County Highest Since H1N1 in 2009

 

The flu continues to spread quickly across Michigan and Kent County.

17% of emergency visits in Kent County last week were for flu-like symptoms, the highest rate recorded by the Kent County Health Department since 2009.

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Flu Reports Rise in Michigan, Big Increase in Kent County

The flu is spreading quickly across Michigan and especially Kent County.

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Flu Levels On Rise in Michigan and Kent County

The latest report from the Michigan Department of Community Health shows a big spike in reports of flu-like symptoms across Michigan.

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Flu Levels Slowly Increasing, Remain Low in Michigan

We're keeping a close eye on the flu this season. Reports of the flu continue to slowly increase, but overall reports of flu-like symptoms are still low in Michigan.

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Flu Levels Remain Low Across Michigan

Flu levels across Michigan remain low as only 0.7 percent of patient visits were for flu-like symptoms according to the latest weekly report from the Michigan Department of Community Health.

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Flu Levels Remain Low In West Michigan

Reports of flu-like symptoms remain low in West Michigan and the entire country.

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Flu levels rise, but still remain low in Michigan

Hundreds have been hospitalized and some have died because of the flu this season in Michigan, but overall reports of the flu remain low in Michigan.

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Reports of Flu-Like Illness in Michigan at Lowest Level Since Mid-December

Serious cases of the flu, including H1N1, continue to be a problem in West Michigan and across the state.

However, overall reports of flu-like illness are declining.

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Reports of Flu-like Illness Trending Down in Michigan as H1N1 Deaths Increase

Reports of flu-like illness declined in Michigan for the second straight week while deaths from H1N1 have increased.

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Has Flu Season Already Peaked In Michigan?

Reports of the flu have been growing across Michigan since mid-December.

Last week, statewide reports of flu-like symptoms decreased.

Has flu season already peaked in Michigan?

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