Flu Season Vermont

New England News
5:31 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Region Still Hard Hit by Flu Outbreak

Credit U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Carol E. Davis

The influenza outbreak that came early this year to many in the region is reported as widespread across the country. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard took a closer look at how the virus is affecting the region, and how governments are trying to contain the spread...

Mike Leary, spokesman for Berkshire Health Systems, echoed a sentiment being felt by healthcare organizations across the region….

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North Country News
5:30 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Incidents of Flu Appear to Be on the Rise in Vermont

Incidents of the flu appear to be rising in Vermont.

As of last week, about 20 percent of hospital visits were for respiratory illnesses and about 5 percent of visits to doctors' offices were for flu-like symptoms. Three adults have died so far, all of them in December.

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