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Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
ReporterThere could be some good news when it comes to the flu outbreak. The worst of the flu season could be behind us as fewer cases are being reported.WDBJ-7's Bryce Williams spoke with a Roanoke doctor to see if the trend is being seen locally. Dr. Steve...
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It's being called one of the worst flu outbreaks in history. The Centers for Disease Control says the flu can spread by personal contact and certain strains can even be airborne. Virginia is one of 29 states seeing record numbers of flu and complaints...
Pharmacies in Roanoke, New River Valley, Martinsville, Lynchburg either out of or low on flu vaccineReporterThis flu season will be one for the record books. Some locations in our area have run out of the vaccine and those that still have a supply can barely keep it in stock. At the Downhome Pharmacy in Botetourt County, business is booming. The owner...
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reporterAt Doctors Express in Roanoke, it has already started. "We had a couple cases of the flu about a month ago. And in the past week, actually just yesterday, we had 3-more cases," says Dr Serge Depret-Guillaume. The flu virus is alive and well, and this...
If you live near Lynchburg, you may be eligible for a free flu shot. The Central Virginia Health District and the Lynchburg Fire Department is teaming up to give out 400 free flu shots from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20. The shots will be given out at...
WDBJ 7 Anchor/ReporterKids are back in school, but they might be bringing home more than just books and papers. They may also be bringing home colds. Local pediatricians say they're already busy this school year. Dr. John Moore is with Carilion Pediatric Medicine. He...
ReporterIt's a common sound these days inside the office. People coughing or sneezing. But the worst is still to come. The Centers for Disease Control predicts the peak of flu season will hit next month. The CDC is now airing two commercials encouraging people...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterIt's no secret getting a shot isn't usually fun. "I don't like needles," said Sue Garten as she waited for her flu shot at Kroger Pharmacy in Daleville. But now customers at all Kroger pharmacies in this region won't be injected with a needle. Instead,...
Virginia Tech is getting Blacksburg ready to face flu season. The school's Schiffert Health Center is having a walk-in seasonal flu vaccine clinic Tuesday. The clinic runs until 7:30 p.m. in the McComas Hall gym. Vaccines will be available in both...
It's that time of year again. Cooler weather means the flu virus isn't far behind. Signs and clinics are popping up around the area reminding people to get their shots early. Before the weather turns really cold and people start getting sick, now is...
REPORTERIf you haven't yet scheduled your flu shot, or one for your children, now is the time. Dr. John Moore with Carilion Pediatric Associates says there should be plenty of flu vaccine to go around this year, even though there have been vaccine shortages in...
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