The Flu and You: What You Should Know

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It's That Time Again

Medical experts fear the outbreak of the influenza virus around the nation could be the most severe in years. So far, 41 states are reporting widespread influenza activity, and flu-related hospitalizations have swelled to 2,257 since Oct. 1, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) said in its most recent flu advisory report. Keep reading to learn more about the flu virus and what you can do protect yourself and loved ones. – Britt Middleton

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