Flu season in high gear early this year

Local hospitals are reporting an early influx of flu patients. Doctors say they have seen more flu patients already than many saw all of last

Many hospitals are already seeing an influx of flu patients.

Many hospitals are already seeing an influx of flu patients. (1/9/13)

THE BRONX - Local hospitals are reporting an early influx of flu patients.

Doctors say they have seen more flu patients already than many saw all of last year.

Physicians recommend frequent hand washing and avoiding contact with infected people to minimize risk of catching the flu. They also recommend people who have not yet received this year’s flu vaccine to get it as soon as possible.
 

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