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The latest weekly flu report shows an increase in the rate of flu-like illness in Massachusetts over the past seven days. This is to be expected at this time of year in New England, and it’s a great reminder that if you haven’t gotten vaccinated yet, there is truly no time like the present – a flu shot is the single most effective way to protect yourself from the flu. Call your health care provider, your local board of health or a pharmacy in your area and get your flu shot today.

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