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As Flu Season Peaks, It’s Not Too Late for Vaccination

Just like police on a stakeout, epidemiologists for the state and local health departments monitor influenza-like illness (ILI) on many fronts: Emergency Room visits for flu-like illnesses reported, school absenteeism is monitored and certain clinics submit samples from every patient with ILI. Monitoring begins nationally in October and continues through May. In San Antonio, the […]