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Flu on the rise in Alabama, other southern states

 

January 13, 2019



MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The flu is now widespread in Alabama — and it's expected to increase, federal health officials reported.

Alabama is among 19 states reporting high levels of influenza in a recent report to the Centers for Disease Control, Al.com reported .

High levels of the flu were also reported in Mississippi, Georgia and South Carolina, among other states.

The Alabama Department of Public Health reports that nearly every county in the state is experiencing significant flu activity.

Typically, the flu season lasts from October to as late as May. The highest activity is general...



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