Idaho's Flu Surveillance Coordinator Talks Flu Strain And Vaccination

Jan 12, 2018

Idaho health officials continue to warn of what they call a "severe" year for flu in the Gem State. More influenza-related illnesses and deaths have been reported this season than in any other season in the past seven years.

Weekend Edition Host George Prentice talks with Randi Pederson, Flu Surveillance Coordinator at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, about this year's flu strain, how easily it can be spread and the effectiveness of this year's vaccination.

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