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Dog Flu Spreading Through Midwest

Experts advise owners to keep their pups away from others

(Newser) - First it was Illinois . Now the canine dog flu that has put Chicago-area owners and veterinarians on edge has also spread to Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio, per the AP , with more than 1,000 dogs in these Midwest states sickened, the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine reports. The... More »

Flu Shot: Better Luck Next Year

FDA includes new strains in formula

(Newser) - Next year's influenza vaccine will be reformulated to include three new flu strains in the hope of developing a more potent vaccine than this year's effort, according to US News & World Report. An FDA panel approved the move, following the lead of the World Health Organization. This year's vaccine... More »

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