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Health officials urge flu vaccine

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 26, 2015

Filed under Health, News

Cosumnes River College health officials have urged the student body and faculty to get their flu shots as winter approaches. Flu season is at its peak during the winter months and tapers off until late spring. The vaccine prevents the flu in 50 to 60 percent individuals who get vaccinated, according to a Sacbee article. ...

Healthy habits can help in avoiding flu

Healthy habits can help in avoiding flu

February 14, 2014

It’s that time of the year again, where the excitement of the holidays is long gone and the inevitab...

Flu season proves to be deadlier than previous years

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

Filed under Health, News

*Story updated 2/11/2014 to reflect increased amount of flu related deaths*   Sacramento County flu deaths have risen to 24 victims and flu season has only just peaked, according to a press release from the Sacramento Department of Health and Human Services on Feb. 5. This year's viruses have hit an unlikely group compared to pre...

Will the flu catch you?

Elizabeth Witt, Connection Staff

February 8, 2013

Filed under Features

It’s that time of year again, when winter break is over and school is back in session.  It’s also flu season, and this year it’s hitting North America harder than ever. Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by what most people know as the flu virus. Annually, it affects 5 to 20 percent of U.S....

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