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The latest weekly flu report shows a slight decrease in rates of flu-like illness in the Commonwealth over the past seven days, which is consistent with what we would expect to see at this point of flu season. Flu does however continue to be present in our communities, so take steps to stop the spread of illness – wash your hands often with soap and warm water, try to cover your cough or sneeze with your sleeve rather than your hands, and stay home from work or school if you’re sick.

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