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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Influenza numbers continue to rise across Wyoming

Washakie County Public Health has issued 720 vaccinations this flu season


January 25, 2018

WORLAND – According to the Wyoming Department of Health, influenza continues to be widespread across the state, going into the third week of January with 1,452 cases reported this season.

“Most people, when they fall ill, don’t go to the doctor and most test results to make it to us, so it’s really hard to get an accurate account, but it continues to grow,” said Wyoming Department of health Public Information Officer Kim Deti.

Deti also related that flu-related likely deaths have been reported, although none have been children or babies. “The state will review the death certific...

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