"This is the most severe flu season we've seen in Wisconsin since 2008, when the H3N2 strain was also common," Belongia said. "The CDC recommends that anyone who has not already been vaccinated should get the vaccine."Although it takes about two weeks to be fully protected, the flu season began early and likely will continue for weeks. Getting vaccinated now can provide additional protection if the season continues through February and into March.
Current Flu Vaccine About 60 Percent Effective, Marshfield Clinic, Lead Researcher Commentary
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