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It’s fall. The kids are back at school, college football rivalries are in high gear, and — oh, yeah — it’s time to get a flu vaccine.
Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.
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U.S. deaths from flu range from about 3,000 to about 50,000 per year.
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The early flu season has turned severe in some parts of the country.
It’s hitting harder than anyone expected. This year’s flu is now considered an epidemic and Maryland is among the states impacted.
Fierce flu. The illness is spreading fast across the nation. Health workers across the country and in Maryland say the number of cases have reached an epidemic level.
This year, the flu season is striking early and with a vengeance. In Maryland and across the country, hospitals are overloaded.