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How much worse is the flu this season? St. Lawrence County has seen over 135 confirmed cases compared to this time last year
Posted by news on 2/6/2018 4:22:00 AM.
There have been 285 confirmed cases of the flu in St. Lawrence County so far this season.

That number is 135 more than the amount confirmed for this time last year. The entire north country has seen a major rise in the virus, as it is considered widespreadt hroughout the country.
 
However, despite the fact that a recent study indicates the vaccine is just 17 percent effective against the most dominat flu strain, the CDC still reccomends getting the flu shot to help with potential symtoms.
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