Today’s Infectious Disease News (12/7)

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Flu Cases Double in South Carolina as Flu Season Ramps Up

Six new flu deaths have been confirmed in South Carolina. The CDC warns that 2017 was a historically bad flu season and the severity of this year’s season has not yet been determined. The agency strongly recommends the vaccine for all healthy people over the age of 6 months.

Full Story: Boston Globe, Post and Courier