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Earliest Start to Flu Season in 15 Years, Southern States Affected Most

Flu season is now underway for most of the United States. It’s the earliest start in more than 15 years. Federal health officials have released their first case estimates. The southern states are the hardest hit right now and flu B viruses are dominating. Dr. William Schaffner from Vanderbilt University Medical Center says, “That’s a bit odd because the influenza…