Flu Season May Hit Hard This Year

Local and national experts say this year’s influenza season is arriving earlier than usual – and hitting hard. The time to be prepared is now. Annual flu predictions are based largely on activity in the southern hemisphere in the months before flu season begins in the United States. “Apparently, Australia had a very bad flu year,” said Kathryn Reilly, M.D., OU Physicians Family Medicine. “Flu…

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