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CDC offers new statistics about the flu

Medical experts say it's still not too late to get a flu shot this season

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new statistics Friday showing how the flu is spreading in the US.

The flu is now blamed for 2,100 deaths across the country out of 4.6 million cases.

22 of those deaths were in young children.

Medical experts say it's still not too late to get a flu vaccine to prevent serious complications as flu season continues. 

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