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Flu season starting, did you get your shot?

Posted: 9:25 PM, Oct 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-22 21:25:51-04

Erie County Health Officials are urging everyone in Western New York to get their flu shot.

Health officials say an estimated 80,000 people died from the flu in the 2017-2018 season, which is the highest number since the 1970s. They also say there was an increase in deaths related to complications due to the flu.

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