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Join Radio One Cleveland, special guests Danielle Syndor, President of the NAACP Cleveland chapter, Marsha Mocabee, president of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland and others as we have an open and honest conversation about the vaccine and what it means for you. From the history of vaccines to the current vaccine, we will talk […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The spread of the flu is moving quicker this year than last, with four states already in the “widespread” category according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The flu shot is reportedly only 10 percent effective against the most dominate strain this year which is H3N2. The CDC tracks the spread of […]


BCG (bacillus Calmette-Guerin), a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccine for tuberculosis and bladder cancer treatment, is also giving diabetes researchers hope for reversing type…

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Health Officials confirm this is already starting to be a rough flu season. Over the past three weeks, there have been 309 flu-related hospital admissions. That is 162% higher than last year, a total of 191 more cases. The previous five-year average for this year is 40 hospitalizations. […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – More than 330 people have already been hospitalized with the flu in Ohio, but Cleveland Clinic doctors say this is still a good time to get the flu vaccine. Influenza (flu) activity commonly peaks in the United States in January or February.  According to the Ohio Department of Health, while […]

PARMA, Ohio – The Cuyahoga County Board of Health reports northeast Ohio has an adequate supply of the flu vaccine, even though demand has increased sharply in the past several weeks. Board of Health Commissioner Terry Allan believes there will be more than enough doses of flu vaccine to deal with the growing number of […]

(CNN) – Flu season is just around the corner and already drugstores and doctor’s offices have supplies of this year’s vaccine. But is it too early to get the flu shot? Although flu season traditionally lasts from October to May, most clinics get their supplies by early September and have the vaccines ready for patients […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Now is the time to get your flu shot. If you don’t think the flu should be taken seriously, ask almost any emergency room doctor. “Seasonal influenza is the most deadly microorganism in history.” With that established there’s no explaining why so many people don’t get flu shots. flu shots wear […]