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Alaska Flu Cases Skyrocket In December

By | December 26, 2013

There’s been a sharp increase in the number of flu cases reported to the state.

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The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports there were 177 influenza infections in Alaska between Dec. 1-21.

Before that, only 65 cases had been reported in the first months of the flu season.

There are still flu vaccines available at public health centers in Alaska. Shelly Point-Anderson, who is with the Fairbanks Regional Public Health Center, says anyone who has not yet been vaccinated to get a flu shot.

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