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US swine flu epidemic shows signs of being over

ATLANTA - Is the U.S. swine flu epidemic over? Federal health officials won't go so far as to say that, but today they reported for the fourth week in a row that no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-02-05/us-swine-flu-epidemic-shows-
Latest News | Swine flu
Across the area

...close Curtis Baptist High School students received an extended weekend when they arrived at school Monday morning. The flu epidemic forced the Augusta private school to send their 109 high school students home until Thursday. "Our teachers got hit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/04/met_374526.shtml
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U.S. leader sought peace in early 1918

...and U.S. troops bombarded fortified German positions, Germany and its allies surrendered. In the fall, a deadly flu epidemic killed more than 20 million people worldwide. It hit Augusta hard, with 3,000 cases reported in the first week of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/17/met_256395.shtml
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Schools alter absence policies

...the fears of a community hit by the state's first flu epidemic. "The private pediatric groups in Columbia and Richmond...affect the adult population. "The usual course for flu epidemic is that children are the sentinel population, then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/31/met_367381.shtml
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Hephzibah wins, holds opponent to 13 points

...bench. They made it past half-court as many as six times in the first quarter. To its credit, Richmond Hill had a flu epidemic that took away some of its bench. But the result was no different than the other two times the schools met. Hephzibah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/17/pre_116934.shtml
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CDC investigates flu deaths

...this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has activated its emergency operations center to address a flu epidemic that has killed more than 40 children in 2003. Though it has started earlier this year, it is still too soon to predict...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/20/met_393474.shtml
Metro
CDC investigates flu deaths

...this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has activated its emergency operations center to address a flu epidemic that has killed more than 40 children in 2003. Though it has started earlier this year, it is still too soon to predict...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/met_393125.shtml
Metro
Bird flu not yet a concern

...more than the seasonal flu. Many expect it to be a form of avian flu, as happened with the extremely deadly Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 that killed 50 million worldwide. So far, the current avian flu strain has infected 277 people and caused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/09/met_119578.shtml
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Flu vaccine advised for all older than 6 months

...pandemic figures come from deaths directly attributed to the new virus."Certainly, compared to 1918 (the Spanish flu epidemic) it was very mild," he said. "Compared to an average flu season, it is far from clear that it was mild in that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-08-23/flu-vaccine-advised-all-olde
Health | Health Care
NHL sets news conference for Wednesday

...to lose an entire season because of a labor dispute. The Stanley Cup has been awarded every year since 1919, when a flu epidemic canceled the finals. But more than two-thirds of the season and the All-Star game already have been lost to a lockout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/15/hoc_442868.shtml
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