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Growing influenza activity seen in Wyoming


December 9, 2017

CHEYENNE —With flu activity reports in the state beginning to show growing numbers of illnesses, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding residents how they can best avoid spreading influenza or becoming ill with the disease.

“Our reports have been showing increasing levels of activity across the state in recent weeks,” said Reggie McClinton, a WDH epidemiologist. “At this point, flu reports are coming in most frequently from the southwestern area of the state.”

Influenza is a contagious, respiratory illness caused by a virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, extreme t...

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