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Free flu shots offered at Public Health

Fight the flu before it hits. Influenza vaccines are available...are more likely to be hospitalized with the flu."Experts aren't sure exactly why, but...that these populations are at high risk of flu complications could include social and economic...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/free-flu-shots-offered-public-health
Local
Health officials say flu season arrived early

...through Thursday had identified 405 November flu cases confirmed by a doctor's visit and...by far the highest number of confirmed flu cases we've seen in November in the past...Alaska documented fewer than 100 cases of flu in November. The exception was 2012, when...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-26/health-officials-say-flu-season-arrived
State
Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

...the virus responsible for the 1918 Spanish flu, the killer of millions of people, was...retrieved samples of the virus from the lungs of flu victims preserved by permafrost in an Alaska...to understanding the long-gone Spanish flu of 1918 may be frozen in the bodies of flu...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/alaska-science-forum-villagers-remai
Outdoors
Crimson Bears regrouping from road ice

...and we want to be playing our best hockey by the time conference playoffs come in February. That is our goal right now."The flu continues to run through the roster and was a major factor in play at Fairbanks. The Crimson Bears are also awaiting junior...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-22/crimson-bears-regrouping-road-ice
Sports
NBA Capsules

...scored 26 points, Kevin Love added 19 and the rejuvenated Cavaliers earned their fourth consecutive victory. Shaking off a flu bug that forced him to miss practice Tuesday and also slowed Kyrie Irving, James added nine assists and seven rebounds. The...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-22/nba-capsules
Sports
Falcons to chase Kings

...12, respectively, while leading a defense that forced 14 turnovers. The following night, when Biggerstaff was hit with the flu and could not play against Wasilla the Lady Kings lost 43-30 to the Warriors.TMHS senior Ashley Young scored 17 points against...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-23/falcons-chase-kings
Sports
Officials: Flu season arrived early

...through Thursday had identified 405 November flu cases confirmed by a doctor's visit and...by far the highest number of confirmed flu cases we've seen in November in the past...Alaska documented fewer than 100 cases of flu in November. The exception was 2012, when...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-28/officials-flu-season-arrived-early
State
SEARHC reminds everyone to get a flu shot

...influenza virus, commonly referred to as "the flu" is much more serious. Each year approximately...in the U.S. are hospitalized from the flu and nearly 36,000 people die because of...susceptible to serious complications from the flu.Another common misconception is influenza...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/searhc-reminds-everyone-get-flu-sho
Neighbors
2 flu deaths reported in Alaska

...ANCHORAGE - Two adult Alaskans died from the flu in the past week, according to state health...requiring health care facilities to report adult flu deaths to the state took effect in late...notified of any child deaths so far this flu season."People think, 'Oh it's just...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-05/2-flu-deaths-reported-alaska
State
Alaska flu cases spike; season hasn't peaked

ANCHORAGE - Cases of the flu spiked in Alaska at the end of December...Alaskans have been reported to have the flu since the infection popped up, like clockwork...of at least 35 states where widespread flu activity is reported, according to the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-20/alaska-flu-cases-spike-season-hasnt-pea
State

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