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Flu Cases Increasing Nationwide

February 13th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Flu cases are increasing nationwide, and Maryland is not immune. The most recent update from the Centers for Disease Control says widespread influenza cases were reported in Maryland and 36 other states. There is still time to get a flu shot to vaccinate against the three most common viruses, if you didn't get vaccinated in the fall. Get vaccinated soon, because it takes two weeks for the vaccine to get working. Allegany County Health Officer Janelle Mayer tells WCBC News that although there are some prevention, precautionary measures you can take to try and avoid the flu, the best is to get a flu shot…


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