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Flu Virus Making Its Way Across Vancouver Island

/ 97.3 The Eagle

This season’s flu virus is starting to make its presence felt as the bug slowly makes its way up Vancouver Island. Medical Health Officer Dr. Paul Hasselback says there’s been a spike in flu cases at hospitals and other medical facilities. Health officials say it’s not too late to get a flu shot, which covers the dominant strain that’s making the rounds. As many as 230 thousand doses of the vaccine have given out on Vancouver Island so far.

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