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Health Leads Urging Public To Get Flu Vaccination

January 16th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

The scramble to get vaccinated is on as the number of states with widespread flu outbreaks jumps to 47- including Maryland and West Virginia. Nationwide, 20 kids have died this flu season. As infections reach near epidemic levels, health leaders are urging everyone over 6 months old to get vaccinated. Most people who were hospitalized with the flu in Maryland were over the age of 65- and Bill Glass with Beckman’s Green Street Pharmacy in Cumberland points out that there is a different shot used for senior citizens…

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