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Flu Activity on the Rise

Posted: Saturday, December 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Iowa’s influenza activity is increasing but remains sporadic, according to the Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network. A total of 69 cases of influenza have been confirmed so far this season. Also, there were six flu-associated hospitalizations reported and one school reported 10% or greater absenteeism due to non-respiratory illness. Iowa Department of Public Health is reminding Iowans that an annual flu vaccination is the best way to be protected.

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