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Toledo water contamination enters 3rd day

...rashes. But no serious illnesses had been reported by late Sunday. Health officials advised children and those with weak immune systems to avoid showering or bathing in the water. Amid the emergency, discussion began to center around how to stop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-04/3rd-day-toledo-water-woes
Salad mix recalled from Furys Ferry Bi-Lo

...miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. The elderly and people with weak immune systems can see the infection present itself as septicemia or meningitis.The risk for transmitting the infection might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-10-29/salad-mix-r
High-dose flu shots aid seniors, study says

...flu shots tend to be only about 30 percent to 40 percent effective in people 65 and older, who generally have weaker immune systems. Sanofi Pasteur's Fluzone High-Dose vaccine boosted that to 50 percent."I wouldn't call it great...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-23/high-dose-flu-shots-aid-seni
What's swimming in there?

...organism to kill," Mr. Milford said of the resilient germ, which causes diarrhea and can be fatal to people with weak immune systems. Since 1985, the number of outbreaks of diarrhea from pools that contain Cryptosporidium and other bacteria has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/02/met_91075.shtml
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Monster mold: Creeping crud that threatens health

...eliminate it. This is most true for hospitals, where mold spores can cause deadly lung diseases in people with weak immune systems or organ transplants. Such concerns already led Charity Hospital's owners to mothball it. Tulane University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/28/liv_7108.shtml
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What to do when the flu hits children?

...reserved for children at high risk of flu complications - those ages 6 months to 23 months, or who have asthma, a weak immune system or other chronic illness. Ask the child's pediatrician about local availability; CDC will ship another 150...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/18/liv_392769.shtml
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News you can use

...make them more vulnerable to flu, such as heart or lung disorders including asthma diabetes, kidney disease or weak immune systems. Children ages 6 months to 2 years. Residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Women who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/29/met_398821.shtml
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News you can use

...them more vulnerable to the flu, such as heart or lung disorders including asthma, diabetes, kidney disease, or weak immune systems. Children ages 6 months to 2 years. Residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Women who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/09/met_385980.shtml
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Healthcare workers debate smallpox vaccine

...or two will die. The vaccine is not recommended for people with skin problems, such as eczema, or those with weak immune systems, such as HIV, transplant or cancer patients. The government says even people with close family members in those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/23/tec_366116.shtml
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It's time for flu shots

...them more vulnerable to the flu, such as heart or lung disorders including asthma, diabetes, kidney disease, or weak immune systems. -Children ages 6 months to 2 years. -Residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. -Women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/30/tec_355504.shtml
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