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Flu Sends More Central Ohioans To Local Hospitals

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Through January 5, influenza sent 293 people to Franklin County hospitals. That's compared to nine at the same point last flu season.
5:52PM
January 10, 2013

State health officials confirm the first death of the flu season that’s already hospitalized about 300 people in Franklin County.

Flu Sending More Ohioans To Hospitals

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6:29AM
January
2, 2013

863 Ohioans have been hospitalized with influenza this season, compared with just 65 by this time last season.

Ohio Prepares For Possible Spread of Bird Flu

12:00AM
March
27, 2006

The National Centers for Disease Control, The Ohio Department of Health and other state and local government agencies are preparing for a flu pandemic. Even though the H-5-N-1 Bird Flu virus has not shown up anywhere in the United States, thus far, and person-to-person transmission is rare, public health and state agriculture officials are taking precautions.