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Flu Season 2012: What You Should Know This Year

Dec 12, 2012 (Talk of the Nation) — The 2012 flu season started strong and eight states have already reported widespread flu activity. This is the earliest regular flu season since 2003-2004. With only about 37% of the population vaccinated so far, the influenza virus still has the potential to have a severe impact.

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Rob Stein, science correspondent and senior editor, NPR
Dr. Thomas Frieden, director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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