Online Magazine Spotlight: ‘The Flu Season is Severe, But It’s Not Too Late For Shots’

Posted March 6, 2018

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Did you catch our recent online magazine article titled, The Flu Season is Severe, But It’s Not Too Late For Shots? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this flu season is the worst since 2009, the year of the so-called swine flu pandemic, primarily because of the strain of the virus that’s dominant. This article is intended to raise public awareness about how doctors are helping keep common infectious diseases from spreading and why vaccine recommendations are at the top of the list. We encourage you to view this information and also direct your patients to the full story at 

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