flu season http://wfpl.org en Indiana Encourages Flu Vaccination; Gov. Mike Pence Gets His http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-encourages-flu-vaccination-gov-mike-pence-gets-his <p>Indiana officials are encouraging Hoosiers to be vaccinated against the influenza virus — and the state's new governor on Thursday heeded the call.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here's more from the governor's office:</span></p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:03:22 +0000 Joseph Lord 3467 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Encourages Flu Vaccination; Gov. Mike Pence Gets His Kentucky Flu Activity 'Widespread,' Vaccinations Urged http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-flu-activity-widespread-vaccinations-urged <p><a href="http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/epi/Influenza.htm">The Kentucky Department for Public Health </a>says flu activity across the commonwealth has increased to widespread, meaning there are outbreaks of the illness in at least half of the state’s regions.</p><p>State Epidemiologist Dr. Craig Humbaugh says the flu usually peaks from January through March.</p><p>"In fact, last year’s flu season was relatively late in coming, and this year’s flu season is starting early," he said.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 21:41:31 +0000 Rick Howlett 2941 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Flu Activity 'Widespread,' Vaccinations Urged