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October 13, 2017 12:52 PM

First Reported Case Of Flu Found In South Dakota

Pierre (AP)

South Dakota health officials are reporting the first flu case of the season.

The Department of Health says the influenza A case involves a Lawrence County resident in his or her 20s.

Health officials are encouraging a flu vaccine for everyone over 6 months of age. Last season, nearly 54 percent of South Dakotans got a flu shot, the second highest vaccination rate in the nation.
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