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JHU awarded NIH contract to track flu

The Johns Hopkins University has been awarded a seven-year contract by the Bethesda-based National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to launch a new center to develop innovative ways to identify and track influenza viruses worldwide.

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Flu season fuels debate over paid sick time laws

NEW YORK — An unusually early and vigorous flu season is drawing attention to a cause that has scored victories but also hit roadblocks in recent years: mandatory paid sick leave for a third of civilian workers — more than ...

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Feeling under the weather? Please stay home

A survey released Wednesday by CareerBuilder finds that 72 percent of workers — nearly three out of four on an organization’s payroll — go to work when they’re sick. More than half of those surveyed — 55 percent — said ...

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