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Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) stand at an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia on October 27, 2014. (Photo ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Staten Island Liberian Community Ships Food To Ebola-Stricken West Africa

The Liberian community on Staten Island collected food to ship to West Africa Saturday, at an event where free flu shots were also available.

11/15/2014

The Bloomberg administration has proposed requiring flu shots for day care and preschool students. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Could Soon Mandate Flu Shots For Small Children

Flu shots could soon be required by law for small children in New York City. The plan would mandate children in day cares and preschools receive the shot.

12/10/2013

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Cuomo Declares Public Health Emergency As Flu Epidemic Persists

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency Saturday, as the flu epidemic rocked the nation and hospitals and urgent care centers saw huge crowds.

01/12/2013

Mayor Bloomberg gets flu shot from pharmacist Barbara Naprawa at Duane Reade in lower Manhattan Oct. 25, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Medical Experts Separate Fact From Fiction And Weigh In On Common Myths Surrounding The Flu Vaccine

The vaccine is quick, easy, and often free but only about a third of the population will get vaccinated, possibly because of some of the myths associated with the vaccine.

01/10/2013

Jessica Forde recieves her H1N1 shot at the Delany Medical Center in the Bronx - Nov. 11, 2009 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Yale Physician Predicts Bad Flu Season, Recommends Flu Shots

Dr. David Katz said that some children have already died from flu complications and that even a garden variety flu season kills as many as 30,000 people.

12/10/2012

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HealthWatch: New Patch Could Replace Flu Shots

Researchers are testing a new patch that would make it simple and almost pain-free to give yourself a flu vaccine – right at home.

CBS 2–08/04/2010