East Texas health experts warn flu season is ramping up early
Updated: Nov. 1, 2022 at 12:09 PM CDT
According to the Department of State Health Services, cases of flu-like illnesses at the start of the flu season have doubled since before the pandemic. In October 2019, DSHS reports the percentage of visits to the hospital for the flu was 2%. This October, that number is at 4%, a concern as flu season has just started.
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