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Doctor: 2020 flu vaccine not a match for main strain

The main strain of flu that is circulating does not exactly match what is in this year’s flu shot, according to Doctor Anthony Fauci.
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CDC: Pet store puppies linked to outbreak of infections in humans

The Centers for Disease Control says pet store puppies may be linked to a multi-state outbreak of an infection that's resistant to multiple drugs.

Special Olympics game attracts several child athletes

Some tiny tots make it a big day for the Special Olympics in the Cape Fear today.
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Wilmington VA offering ‘drive-thru’ flu shot clinic through October

The Wilmington VA is giving out flu shots to veterans enrolled for VA healthcare all month long.
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Local vape shop owner reacts to mysterious illnesses

Lately there has been a lot of controversy surrounding e-cigarettes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported at least eight deaths supposedly linked to vaping. Now a vape shop owner in our area wants to challenge those claims.

Uptick seen in rare mosquito-borne virus in some states including NC

The number of U.S. deaths and illnesses from a rare mosquito-borne virus are higher than usual this year, health officials report. Eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in 21 people in six states, and five people have died. The infection is only being seen in certain counties within a small number of states.

People rush to refill prescriptions before Hurricane Dorian

Pharmacies were plenty busy on Tuesday with people trying to fill their prescriptions before Hurricane Dorian reaches southeastern North Carolina.

Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats affecting Carolinas

An outbreak of salmonella infections linked to pig ears purchased as dog treats has expanded to 27 states, with 93 people stricken, including 20 hospitalizations, according to federal health officials. 
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Brunswick Co. woman to testify before Congress about GenX

A little more than two years after we first learned about GenX in our drinking water, a Brunswick County woman is headed to Washington, DC to have her concerns heard.

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