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The final weekly flu report of 2015 shows that rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts have risen since last week’s edition. This is in keeping with what we’re seeing in other parts of the country, and how flu season tends to arrive in New England historically. Make a New Year’s Resolution to stay healthy by getting a flu shot – there’s still plenty of vaccine available and you can get yours by calling your health care provider or local board of health, or by visiting a pharmacy near you. Happy New Year and here’s to a flu-free 2016!

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