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|Doctor's Dispatch -- Flu season is here|
Winter is finally upon us and with it comes the flu season. Most of my patients ask when can they expect to catch the flu.
The truth is, exact time and duration of flu seasons vary.
I have seen cases of the flu as early as October but most of the cases seem to peak in late January or later in my office.
According to the CDC from 1976 through 2010-11 the peak flu cases appear in the month of February followed by January.
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