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CDC: Flu Is Widespread In 35 States

 

Flu season is ramping up, with illness widespread in at least 35 states. That's up from 25 in the previous week.

A flu expert with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the agency's weekly report released Friday shows ``We're in the thick of flu season.''

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Top Germiest Places at Work

25 states are reporting widespread flu activity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that Massachusetts is among the 25 states. So, let's take a look at being aware of some of the most germ ridden items or places

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Some Flu Vaccines Promise a Little More Protection

It's time to get your flu vaccine, and this fall some brands promise a little extra protection.

For the first time, certain vaccines will guard against four strains of flu rather than the usual three.

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Youth Soccer League to Fight Flu By Outlawing High-Fives

Everyone knows you can’t use your hands in soccer, but that’s causing quite a stir in New York City.

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Five Tips to Prevent The Flu

We all know that this year the Flu has been worse than ever.  Thousands of cases across the state, people suffering for day's with it. 

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Where Southcoast Residents Can Get Free Flu Vaccine

Greater New Bedford residents who haven't recieved their flu shots yet will have the chance to get one next week.

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Greater New Bedford Sees Slight Increase in Flu Cases

With the cold weather usually comes an increased chance that you may come down with the flu.

Flu cases here on the Southcoast have seen a slight increase this season, and one Southcoast doctor says there are only a few good ways to combat the virus

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