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Flu season continues in Oklahoma

Since flu season began Sept. 30, six people in Oklahoma have been hospitalized with influenza, state health officials reported.

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: October 26, 2012
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Flu season in Oklahoma continues at a steady pace.

Between Oct. 7 and Oct. 20, two Oklahomans were hospitalized with the flu, according to the state Health Department.

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AT A GLANCE

About the flu

Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by one of two types of viruses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, headache and fatigue. Young children and older adults are at greatest risk for developing serious complications.

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