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Face masks have become commonplace in a community fearful of the spread of the coronavirus.

Should You be Wearing a Face Mask This Flu Season?

February 5, 2020

You might see people wearing face masks more often in response to the spread of the coronavirus. Though face masks may help prevent the spread of the virus, both the WHO and CDC do not recommend that healthy individuals wear them. Other precautions may have a bigger impact on protecting you from the coronavirus.

Studies Suggest Benefits of Daily Vitamin D

Studies Suggest Benefits of Daily Vitamin D

October 26, 2017

As summer turns to fall, the frequency of coarse coughs, sniffling noses and violent sneezes increases....

Students can visit health services or a local clinic for the flu vaccine. (SHIRLEY HON/THE OBSERVER)

Students Should Rely on Vaccines for Flu Prevention

November 19, 2016

By JADE GRIFFIN Contributing Writer We all cherish the joys that come with fall: endless cups of h...

Students are advised to get vaccinated for influenza as soon as the vaccines become available. (Photo Illustration by Lydia Benner/The Observer)

The 411 on Flu Prevention

October 26, 2015

By RENAISA WAHED Contributing Writer The flu bug is preparing to rear its head in the Big Apple yet ...

Flu Scare Brings Rise in Vaccine Demand at Health Centers

Flu Scare Brings Rise in Vaccine Demand at Health Centers

January 16, 2013

By HARRY HUGGINS Editor-in-Chief Published: January 16, 2013 Influenza vaccinations at Fordham University's health centers are in high demand since ...