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2010-11-22 13:00:00

Health Officials Stress Importance of Getting Vaccinated HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health today confirmed a 45-year-old man from Lehigh County as Pennsylvania's first reported flu-related death of the 2010-11 flu season. "This individual was confirmed to have 2009 H1N1, which we know is beginning to circulate," said acting Secretary of Health Michael Huff. "This year's seasonal influenza vaccine provides protection against 2009 H1N1, as...

2010-11-09 11:27:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being vaccinated against the flu is one of the best ways for Pennsylvanians to protect their health and the health of their loved ones, the Department of Health said today. "With the flu season just getting started in Pennsylvania, now is an ideal time to get a flu shot," said acting Secretary of Health Michael Huff. "The strains included in this year's vaccine are very well matched to those that are causing disease around the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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