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Fayette County Health Department to hand out free flu shots

It was determined after last flu season that the FluMist was ineffective against the H1N1 virus, which is the predominant strain infecting those who do come down with the flu. Eat healthy, exercise, and drink plenty of fluids. Dr. Fein pointed out that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older.

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'The Walking Dead' Season 7: Why the writers chose Negan's first victim

Remember how the sneak peek of " The Walking Dead " Season 7 Episode 1 had Negan taking Rick's axe before he drags the protagonist into the trailer? The Walking Dead ranks as AMC's longest-running series. The number of times I've heard someone say, "wow, it's not about the zombies, it's about the people", as if that's surprising and a revelation. The way we've introduced him is nothing compared to the way we're going to show exactly who he is.

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Netflix shares jump by 20 percent following increased worldwide subscriptions

Netflix has made a decision to drop its plans to launch in China for now, the streaming service announced during its third-quarter earnings report Monday after markets closed. For the recently ended quarter, Netflix revenue climbed 32 per cent to US$2.3 billion and net income leapt 75 per cent to US$52 million. Mr. Hastings recently said "it doesn't look good" for Netflix's prospects of entering China as a stand-alone streaming service.

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FBI records: Effort to reduce Clinton email classification

State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner called allegations of a quid pro quo " inaccurate " and said Monday that Kennedy was trying to "understand" the FBI's decision to withhold the information. Kennedy also was allowed to press his concerns with Michael Steinbach, who heads the FBI's national security branch, and Steinbach was similarly unyielding.

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Johnson & Johnson tops Street view as 3Q drug sales surge

Many analysts didn't expect that competition until 2018 because Pfizer and J&J are still fighting in the courts over whether the US patent protecting Remicade's monopoly is still valid, said Edward Jones analyst Ashtyn Evans. Shares of Johnson & Johnson have dropped 2.1% to $115.97 at 11:38 a.m. today, while Pfizer has risen 0.9% to $32.79. Sales of autoimmune drug Remicade, J&J's biggest product, rose 10.5 percent to $1.78 billion.

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2 more N Carolina deaths raise Matthew's US death toll to 43

Governor Pat McCrory shared that thousands of the animals had already drowned and that more deaths were expected in the coming days. Deadlines were extended in other coastal states after Matthew roared up the Southeast coast from Florida, causing several deaths in the USA before weakening and heading out to sea.