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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Many COVID-19 and flu symptoms are indistinguishable, making it especially important to get a flu shot this year.

Pitt offers free flu shots for students amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Amanda Zelnis, Staff Writer September 25, 2020
Vanek said Pitt is hosting four free flu shot clinics under a tent at the COVID-19 testing site outside Posvar Hall. While the first clinic was completed on Tuesday, the three remaining clinics will be held on Sept. 29, Oct. 13 and Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A patient receives a flu shot.

The Pitt Prescription: The sick truth about the flu

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer September 22, 2019
The annual flu shot is a vital part of our health care system and so easily accessible that there are very few excuses not to get one.
Deanne Hall — an assistant professor in the School of Pharmacy and Therapeutics — works at the Oct. 10 flu shot clinic in Benedum Hall.

Don’t miss your shot to avoid the flu

By Nina Kneuer, For the Pitt News November 2, 2018
It’s not too late to get your flu shot. Pitt makes it easy — and free — to protect yourself from contracting the disease. Whether or not to get a flu shot — it’s a point of contention. But Dr. Simon Barrett-Boyes discusses the many benefits of getting the vaccination.
Tamiflu shortage leaves some students feeling queasy

Tamiflu shortage leaves some students feeling queasy

By Staff January 24, 2013

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