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Flu Season Could Be Bad This Year-What To Do

Across the country 2013 is starting off with a worse than average flu season.  The season has started earlier and so far struck more people than expected.

Google Flu Trends show high to intense flu rates in the United States.

In South Dakota, the  Associated Press reports that there have been just over 400 confirmed cases, compared with 5 this time last year.  Health officials advise people who haven’t gotten a flu shot to get one.

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According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, the very old and very young are some of the most at risk. Also pregnant women and people with medical conditions like asthma among others.

Your family may be especially vulnerable
to the flu

To fight the spread of the virus the CDC recommends getting a flu shot. If you do get the flu early treatment is important. To help avoid the illness wash your hands and cover your mouth when you cough. Also, clean the things you touch the most like your computer, phone, keys, doorknobs and remote controls. Keep hand sanitizer on hand as well. And if you are sick stay home.

Everyday Preventive Measures

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