flu http://iowapublicradio.org en Flu shot scramble http://iowapublicradio.org/post/flu-shot-scramble <p>Reports of widespread flu on the East Coast and news anchors getting vaccinated on morning television has sent some Iowans scrambling to get a last minute flu shot. Iowa Department of Public Health medical director, Patricia Quinlisk says the state is reporting about a 4% increase in cases compared to last year. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 00:34:14 +0000 Pat Blank 13359 at http://iowapublicradio.org Flu shot scramble The 1918 Flu Pandemic http://iowapublicradio.org/post/1918-flu-pandemic <p>As medical authorities closely monitor the world’s newest flu virus, memories are still vivid from the deadly strain that swept the country&nbsp;long ago. We look back at the pandemic of 1918, through the voices of Iowans who survived the calamity. The oral history interviews were recorded around Iowa between 1977 and 1995. Thanks to the Gold Star Museum at Camp Dodge.</p> Fri, 08 May 2009 10:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 1903 at http://iowapublicradio.org The 1918 Flu Pandemic