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Health Officials Stress Importance of Influenza Vaccine as Flu Season Looms Ahead

The CDC says they have developed a test that will check for seasonal flu viruses, and the virus that causes COVID-19. 

DULUTH, Minn.- While the COVID-19 pandemic has been the most prominent public health concern since march, each winter brings a new flu season. Which is why officials are urging people to get vaccinated. “Now is the time to get it,” stressed Diane Seiloff, Adult Services Coordinator for St. Louis County Public Health. Generally, flu symptoms include a fever, cough, sore…

Pharmacists Warns Patients of EpiPen Shortage

The FDA says the shortage is because of supply disruptions and manufacturer issues.

DULUTH, Minn. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the expiration dates on EpiPens¬†after a nationwide shortage. Health officials in Duluth say any drug shortage is concerning but there is no need to be alarmed. The FDA says the shortage is because of supply disruptions and manufacturer issues. “Look at what they have at home if they’ve…