WAMC New York News
Mon September 27, 2004
New York Could See Early Flu Season
By Allison Dunne
Kingston, NY – Last year's flu season hit hard and early. A flu-vaccine shortage coupled with a number of flu-related deaths among children had county and state health officials scrambling to quell public concern and help those at risk. New York was no exception. New York State health officials say this year's flu season could get an even earlier start, and they say they are prepared. More from WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne.