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Oct
10

Time For A Flu Shot Is NOW

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Reports of the flu virus are occurring earlier this year.  State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger said that there were three cases of Influenza A and one of Influenza B in late September, all in children.  Kightlinger said that now is the time to get flu shots…

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Health officials recommend that those six months and older get a flu shot.  Kightlinger added that while getting the flu shot, especially those who are middle school age, should consult their physician about getting a shot for Pertussis, better known as Whooping Cough…

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Kightlinger said that so far this year there have been just over 50 reported cases of Whooping Cough in the state. 

(courtesy KSDN Aberdeen)

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