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This week's flu report shows that rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts continue at a relatively flat rate since last week. But flu season is not over yet, and flu can be unpredictable. Flu vaccine is still available, so call your health care provider or search on this online database to find the flu shot that's nearest to you.

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