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Local flu season may get worse; there's still time to get vaccinated

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Posted: Friday, February 15, 2008 10:00 pm

Dr. Karen Furst, public health officer for the San Joaquin Medical Society, said while this year's local flu season seems about normal, it could become worse.

"It hasn't been a big season so far, (but) it is still on the rise … the season could go on for another month or so," Furst said.

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4 comments:

  • posted at 7:34 pm on Sun, Feb 17, 2008.

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    I don't know, T&C. Maybe we should still go in for a shot.

     
  • posted at 7:34 pm on Sun, Feb 17, 2008.

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    Finally! A blog without "real acts" vomit all over it. But will it last?

     
  • posted at 2:23 pm on Sat, Feb 16, 2008.

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    yucky sick. still yucky, gonna be yucky for a while.

     
  • posted at 11:49 am on Sat, Feb 16, 2008.

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    Lets See! $25.00 flu shot at safeway on Kettleman Lane with a 40% chance of prevention multiply by 1,000 people equals $25,000.00! The down side is that 600 out of that 1,000 people will still get the flu!

     
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