US Flu Epidemic in Full Swing

January 3, 2015 3:56 AM

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Winter is upon us and that means that flu season is also upon us. Getting the flu can hurt a family’s finances as parents have miss work to recover themselves, or stay at home to take care of sick kids. That’s not to mention the cost of doctor’s visits and medicine. By far the best way to protect your budget is preventative and to not get the flu in the first place.

According to the CDC’s most recent FluView report, “the 2014-2015 flu season shows that flu season in the United States has begun and about half the country is experiencing high levels of flu activity. Reports of flu illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths are elevated.” According to USA Today, “The ...

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