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Influenza

State's first confirmed flu case is in Pima County

State's first confirmed flu case is in Pima County

Health officials say vaccinations are the best protection against potentially deadly illness.

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Season's first flu case confirmed in Pima County

Season's first flu case confirmed in Pima County

Pima County reported more than 2,000 confirmed cases of flu last year

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Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

State's health director worries about clogged emergency rooms amid anxiety over Ebola.

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Study led by UA researcher shows familiarity aids body's defense when it comes to flu strains

New strains of flu are the most deadly, says UA researcher Michael Worobey

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UA Medical Center's traveling team tries to save sickest H1N1 flu patients

UA Medical Center's traveling team tries to save sickest H1N1 flu patients

The severity of this season’s H1N1 flu has put a local medical team into overdrive.

March 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State labels flu "widespread," cases on rise in Pima County

State health officials say influenza is now widespread in Arizona, and Pima County is no exception.

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UA Health Network makes flu shots mandatory

The University of Arizona Health Network, which includes two local hospitals, is for the first time mandating flu shots for workers.

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Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.

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Arizona testing for new strain of avian flu

In response to a new strain of influenza reported in China, the Arizona State Laboratory has obtained H7N9 influenza test kits from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Blog: Flu cases climbing in Pima County

Flu season likely has not peaked yet in Pima County, a local health department officials says.

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Flu season gains momentum; Boston declares emergency

MINNEAPOLIS — The U.S. influenza season is off to a fast start, which may hurt insurers, hospitals and people lulled by the milder outbreaks of the recent past.

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Pima's 1st flu case of season reported

A case of flu on Thanksgiving Day that involved a young patient could be Pima County's first influenza case in what looks to be a busy season.

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Blog: Free drive-thru flu shot clinic this week

Northwest Healthcare will hold a drive-thru flu-shot clinic this Thursday, Oct. 24.

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Blog: Get a flu shot with Mayor Rothschild

A free annual health fair that starts at 9 a.m. at the downtown Tucson Armory Park Senior Center tomorrow - Thursday Oct. 4 - will include a flu shot clinic.

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Experts: Not too early for a flu shot

Those promotions for flu shots that have begun appearing around Tucson are not premature - now is a good time to get immunized, health officials say.

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Arizona confirms first monsoon season West Nile case

PHOENIX  — The first case of West Nile Virus of the state’s monsoon season has been confirmed, Arizona health officials say.

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AZ flu season has been mild, but likely hasn't peaked

It’s a late and so far weak flu season in Arizona.

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Arizona’s 1st flu cases confirmed

MESA — Arizona health officials have confirmed the state’s first two flu cases this season.

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