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Today’s Infectious Disease News (12/10/21)

Experts Warn Bad Flu Season Could Devastate Healthcare System Already Strained by COVID-19 Surge

As COVID-19 surges again, flu cases are also ramping up. Only 41% of Americans have been vaccinated against influenza this year. Flu activity this fall/winter is unlikely to be as mild as it was last year. A bad flu season during the current COVID-19 surge will overwhelm hospitals. The CDC recommends getting a flu shot as soon as possible to protect yourself, healthcare workers and others.

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