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Flu Cases Triple the Number at This Time Last Year

| 8:46 AM

With 300 lab-confirmed cases of influenza in San Diego this season, compared to 88 at this time last year, County health officials are emphasizing the importance of getting the flu vaccine. There have also been two deaths, reported earlier, compared to none at this point last season.

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VIDEO: Public Health Nurses Respond to Flu Outbreak at Migrant Shelter

| 1:52 PM

County health care specialists have screened about 15,000 asylum seekers at the local temporary shelter with no signs of a slowdown. When the newest arrivals showed a spike in flu-like symptoms, our Public Health nurses quickly made a plan and made the adjustment.