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National Influenza Vaccination Week Arrives
2012-12-04 06:56:05

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Your nose feels stuffy. You feel fatigued and tired, barely able to keep your eyes open. To make matters worse, your throat feels dry and, every so often, you make a cackling cough. These are just a few of the symptoms of the onset of influenza, otherwise known as the flu. From December 2 to December 8, National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) will be held. The awareness event was created to focus on the importance of the...


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