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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urging flu shots

November 1, 2012 · 3:09 PM

Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging people to get the flu shot this year, many people nationwide are resisting.

The CDC says the flu and its complications rank as the eighth leading case of death nationwide, accounting for about 49,000 deaths and upward of 200,000 hospitalizations annually.

This year's flu vaccines are recommended for everyone 6 months of age and up.

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