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Health Officials Recommend Flu Shots
Monday, 11/15/10
By Nina Keck
In 2009 and early 2010, more than 18-thousand people died worldwide after contracting swine flu.   Like the Spanish influenza outbreak of 1918, the H1N1 virus took an especially hard toll on young people.  Because of that, Vermont health officials are recommending that just about everyone get a flu vaccination.
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NH Average In Swine Flu Vaccination Rate
Monday, 04/05/10
New Hampshire's public health director says he is pleased with the state's swine flu vaccination rate but there is room for improvement.
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VT Health Commissioner Recommends H1N1 Vaccinations
Wednesday, 02/24/10
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Vermont Health Commissioner Wendy Davis about the availability of H1N1 vaccinations in Vermont and why it's still important to get one.
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Vermont Mask Company Lays Off 35
Monday, 02/22/10
A Vermont company that makes protective masks for health care workers and emergency responders has laid off 35 employees as the spread of swine flu has declined.
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NH Exceeds Goal For Swine Flu Vaccinations
Friday, 02/19/10
New Hampshire public health officials says almost half the state's population is now protected from the swine flu, making it much less likely that there will be another widespread outbreak.
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NH Offering Swine Flu Shots At Pharmacies
Tuesday, 02/02/10
New Hampshire's Health Department says the swine flu vaccine is now being offered at pharmacies and at clinics organized by businesses and churches.
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12 Flu Shot Clinics This Week
Wednesday, 01/20/10
Vermonters have a chance to get vaccinated against the swine flu this week, with 12 public clinics being held around the state. A large walk-in clinic will be held Friday afternoon at Burlington City Hall.
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Health Department Encourages Flu Shots
Thursday, 01/07/10
By Ross Sneyd
The Health Department says Vermonters should consider getting a flu shot even though fewer people are getting sick.
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Vt. Begins Offering Swine Flu Vaccine To All
Tuesday, 12/22/09
The Vermont Health Department says it has enough swine flu vaccine for anyone over aged 6 months who would like to be vaccinated against the H1N1 flu.
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Public Flu Clinics Scheduled
Monday, 12/21/09
Vermonters most at risk for complications from the swine flu are urged to get vaccinated.
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NH Opens Swine Flu Vaccine To Public
Friday, 12/18/09
The swine flu vaccine is now available to the general public in New Hampshire.
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Vt. Health Dept. Says Flu Waning, Still A Threat
Thursday, 12/03/09
The Vermont Health commissioner says the swine flu outbreak appears to be waning in the state. But Dr. Wendy Davis says the incidence of H1N1 swine flu is still widespread and there are still many people at high risk of complications who have not been vaccinated.
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NH has 7th swine flu-related death
Thursday, 12/03/09
A New Hampshire woman has died of complications related to swine flu, bringing the total number of such deaths in the state to seven.  
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Three Kids Got Vaccines Against Parents' Wishes
Thursday, 11/19/09
Vermont Health Department officials say three students got doses of swine flu vaccine at school-based clinics against the wishes of their parents.
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EMTs Authorized To Give Flu Vaccine
Wednesday, 11/18/09
The Vermont Health Department says more than 700 licensed emergency medical technicians across the state are eligible to administer the H1N1 flu vaccine.
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Supplies Of Serum Run Out At Vt. Swine Flu Clinic
Monday, 11/16/09
Supplies of swine flu vaccine ran out during a clinic in Barre this weekend.
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Health Officials: Swine Flu Continues To Spread
Friday, 11/13/09
Vermont health officials say swine flu continues to spread throughout the state, though they don't have firm numbers.
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Schumer: Crack Down On Phony Flu Products
Monday, 11/09/09
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling for a crackdown on what he says are phony pills, gloves, inhalers, masks, shampoos and even air fresheners sold on the Internet as remedies for swine flu.
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Many Unvaccinated After Vt's First Open Flu Clinic
Thursday, 11/05/09
About 100 people were left unvaccinated after they lined up for Vermont's first public swine flu vaccination clinic.
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2 Upstate NY Deaths Linked To H1N1 Flu
Tuesday, 11/03/09
Health officials in Albany and Warren counties have reported H1N1 flu deaths.
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VT Catholic Churches Work To Stem Spread Of Flu
Monday, 11/02/09
Vermont's Roman Catholic church is trying to find ways to let parishioners attend mass without spreading the H1N1 flu.
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NY Declares Emergency Over H1N1 Flu
Friday, 10/30/09
New York Gov. David Paterson has declared a state of emergency because of the rise in H1N1 flu cases.
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VT Health Department reports H1N1 flu death, lost vaccine
Thursday, 10/29/09
Vermont has its first H1N1 flu death.
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Vermont Reports Its First Swine Flu Death
Wednesday, 10/28/09
Vermont health officials haven't released any details about the person who died, other than to say it was an adult with a serious underlying condition.
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Burr & Burton Closes Because Of Flu
Thursday, 10/22/09
By Ross Sneyd
Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester is closed today because so many students and faculty are out sick.
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