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Flu outbreak keeping doctors busy

wtsp2Wesley Chapel, Florida — Centra Care Florida Hospital Urgent Care is a busy place these days; both with people wanting a flu vaccine and with those suffering from the flu.

“This has been one of the worst flu seasons in about 10 years. Just in the Central Florida area (we’ve had) about 700 cases which is up from about 590 cases back in 2009 when we had H1N1,” said Kim Graham, the Assistant Director of Nursing for Centra Care Florida Hospital Urgent Care. But Centra Care is not alone. Across the state hospitals, doctor’s offices and medical clinics are seeing a record number of people with the flu. [Read full story]