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Record Breaking Flu Season Is Predicted to Linger On

Madelyn Gastelum, Writer/reporter

April 18, 2019

The Center for Disease Control, CDC, has reported that the 2018-19 flu season has lasted 27 weeks surpassing the previous 20-week record of the 2014-15 season. On average a typical flu season lasts about 13-19 weeks. The starting mark of the flu season is a prevalence of outbreaks of influenza and f...

Why You Absolutely Need to get a Flu Shot This Year

Gilberto Espana, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

It’s the time of the year to receive your seasonal influenza vaccine. Medical experts have stated Thursday is the beginning of flu season as all Americans should prepare to get the vaccine. All Americans need to receive a flu shot as soon as possible to stay healthy. A flu shot is not perfect, but...

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