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LOUIS EDWARD NOLLAU F SERIES PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT COLLECTIONThe Gymnasium Hospital during the influenza epidemic on September 23, 1918.  

A tale of two pandemics

Sarah Michels March 12, 2021

If you thought 2020 was bad, wait until you hear about 1918. Still in the throes of World War I, a global conflict the likes of which had never been seen, a myste-rious new respiratory illness silently...

UK to require flu shots for all students

Emily Girard October 8, 2020

For the first time, UK will require all current students to receive a flu shot, according to an email sent Thursday. “Receiving a flu shot is particularly important this year, as we continue to confront...

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COVID-19: this is no overreaction

Thomas Hart March 18, 2020

In the past few weeks the situation with COVID-19 seems to have spiraled from a distant issue into an unreal worldwide disaster. Travel has been banned, UK and other schools have switched to remote teaching,...

University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto received his flu shots from UK pharmacy student Leanne Hewlett in the UK pharmacy building on Oct 6, 2011. Photo by Collin Lindstrom | Staff

How UK students can keep the flu away this season

Raymond Vanderpool October 3, 2018

It’s almost that time of year again. Sneezing, sniffling and coughing can be heard echoing across campus during the flu season. But what if students could guard themselves against this year’s flu and...

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Avoid the cough, get a shot

Naliah Spencer October 12, 2016

To avoid coughing, sneezing and other gross flu-like symptoms, students can get flu vaccines at a discounted price through University Health Services during October. Students are able to get shots for...

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