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It’s the holiday season, but it’s also flu season, which has reportedly slammed the Peach State the hardest.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week more flu cases have been reported in Georgia than any other state in the nation.

Initially, the CDC said the season was off to a slow start, but the recent reports of confirmed flu cases as well as reported deaths due to the flu have caused the agency to announce the full fledged flu season is underway.

Late last week, officials reported that four Georgians had died from the flu to date during the current flu season.

The agency is also telling people that they can still get a flu shot.

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CDC: 4 Dead from Flu in Georgia

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Jessica Szilagyi
Jessica Szilagyi is a Statewide Contributor for She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as issues in law enforcement. She has a background in Political Science with a focus in local government and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Jessica is a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers."


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