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County flu season milder than usual


Last updated 1/19/2021 at 3:32pm

With COVID-19 dominating headlines, some have forgotten there’s a different sickness that usually circulates this time of year: Influenza, also known as the flu, usually starts in late fall and reaches its peak after December.

Interestingly, the flu season seems to be less severe this year. An official in charge of a local urgent care center said that while he wasn’t able to provide exact numbers, the number of flu cases seemed to be lower than usual. El Paso County Public Health has provided graphs online showing the total number of flu hospitalizations this season, along with every o...

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