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...true both of common infections and rare ones. Take flu, for example. Each winter, flu is so common that it's impossible to test and confirm...illness. It's also difficult to determine every flu-related death - it's often not clear flu was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/mike-stobbe/2015-07-29
Kenai soccer sweeps Palmer

...everybody, even the JV swingers he used, contributed to the wins. He said the depth is crucial as the Kards battle colds and flus. Colony boys 3, Kenai 2 The defending state champion Knights got a pair of goals from Ben Sande in moving to 14-3-2...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-09/kenai-soccer-sweeps-palmer
Sports
Egg-spenses on the rise: Avian flu outbreak in Lower 48 leads to higher costs

Egg prices have shot up across the central Kenai Peninsula within the past month, causing concern for local sellers and buyers. The increase is due to a massive loss of laying hens in Lower 48 poultry operations.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/egg-prices-increase
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Farmers, state agencies keep eye on local flocks

...slaughtered to prevent further transmission, Gerlach said. Alaska flocks are at risk because wild birds that have contracted the flu from within Canada or the Lower 48 can spread the diseases, Gerlach said. With large events such as the Alaska State Fair or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/local-flocks-risk-flu-from-lower-48
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Great day for CPH Drive-through flu shots

...Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) for a free flu shot and chapstick compliments of CPH...community and keeping it healthy. Getting a flu shot is super important according to CDC...McDonald anyone who missed the Drive-Through flu shot clinic should check with their primary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-10-22/great-day-for-cph-drive-through-
Dispatch

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A ninth Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by a form of bird flu that's deadly to poultry, this time in a large Jennie-O-Turkey Store operation that has 310,000 turkeys, federal authorities...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-04-08
Alaska flu cases spike; season hasn't peaked

ANCHORAGE (AP) - 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...one of at least 35 states where widespread flu activity is reported, according to the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-19/alaska-flu-cases-spike-season-hasnt-
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State confirms Soldotna man died of H1N1 flu

...Alaska Department of Health Thursday to be the third fatality linked to the H1N1 flu strain this year. The deadly flu strain has been the most prolific strand of the flu at Central Peninsula Hospital this season and the virus is one of several being...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-29/state-confirms-soldotna-man-died-of-
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Seasonal flu yet to come: Officials encourage precautions

...No lab-confirmed seasonal flu in Alaska; * 814 lab-confirmed...250 lab-confirmed seasonal flu cases in the U.S. since Aug. 30. Almost half the flus reported elsewhere in the world...Health Organization are seasonal flu. Significantly, while DHSS...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022210/new_484091966.shtml
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Too few getting flu shots

...ANCHORAGE - Too few Alaskans are getting an annual flu shot, doctors say, with some patients claiming...officials began tracking adults who die from the flu, KTUU-TV reported.There have been no reported flu deaths in the state, but McLaughlin said doctors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-30/too-few-getting-flu-shots
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