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The Flu Is Widespread in the U.S., and It’s Not Too Late to Get Vaccinated

External Link - Source: The New York Times

The flu season is going strong.

About six million to seven million people in the United States have come down with the illness so far, with half of them sick enough to have seen doctors, according to estimates released on Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Some 69,000 to 84,000 ended up in the hospital during the period from Oct. 1, 2018 through Jan. 5.

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