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Flu vaccines are being offered on Valdosta State campus

With the COVID-19, pandemic still running heavily through the nation, experts are urging citizens now more than ever to get their yearly flu vaccine, according to the Center for Disease Control. Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, is a respiratory illness that can have a range of symptoms. Some cases can be more severe than others, especially for older ...

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Flu season looms: How to stay safe

It’s that time of year where the flu virus is most active, and each year thousands of Americans catch it. The flu, according to the Center for Disease Control, is a virus that is contagious for the United States in the months of May-October. It’s something that anyone can catch. Georgia currently has a moderate amount of people, according to ...

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What to expect this flu season

It’s that time of year again: flu season. According to the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), in the first week of the new year there was a high influenza-like illness intensity with widespread occurrences throughout Georgia. The DPH also reports that there have been 26 influenza outbreaks so far this season. Symptoms of influenza or the flu are: fever, ...

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