CDC http://wamc.org en CDC Official Urging Flu Vaccinations This Season http://wamc.org/post/cdc-official-urging-flu-vaccinations-season <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>An official with the Centers for Disease Control says so far the flu season has been spotty, with more cases reported in the South than in the Northeast. Dr. Alicia Fry, the team leader with the Prevention branch of the CDC’s Influenza Division, says the worst is still to come since the flu season usually peaks between January and March, and is urging everyone who has not been vaccinated to get a flu shot.</p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:35:00 +0000 Brian Shields 79950 at http://wamc.org CDC Official Urging Flu Vaccinations This Season CDC Study Focuses on Spraying Pesticides and Tick-Borne Diseases http://wamc.org/post/cdc-study-focuses-spraying-pesticides-and-tick-borne-diseases <p>A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks at whether spraying yards with pesticides reduces the risk of contracting a tick-borne disease. In New York, the study focused on Dutchess County.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 17:22:55 +0000 Allison Dunne 72011 at http://wamc.org CDC Study Focuses on Spraying Pesticides and Tick-Borne Diseases