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County sees 674 flu cases so far this season

Galveston County Daily News, January 15, 2013

Although the influenza vaccine might be less effective this season, it’s still the best prevention for the virus, which has reached the epidemic threshold, physicians said. “The vaccine this year is not quite as effective overall in reducing the likelihood that you would contract influenza as previous years,” said Dr. A. Scott Lea, associate professor of the Infectious Disease Clinic at UTMB. [Note: Paid subscription required.]


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