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Influenza Cases Up Across State

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State health officials with the Department of Health and Human Services reporting that as of this past Saturday there have been 156 Montanans hospitalized for influenza-related conditions so far this flu season.

Most of these hospitalizations are recent as 139 of them have occurred since December 15th.  DPHHS Director RichardOopper stating that "many of these hospitalizations could have been prevented since a majority of these people were not vaccinated against influenza, and that it is not too late to get the vaccine."

 

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