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Monday, April 2, 2007

In case you missed it: another mild flu season

The flu spawned significantly fewer fevers and coughs than usual this winter in Massachusetts and much of the nation, the second straight year that the season of misery passed without widespread suffering.

"It's a very, very slow this season," said Dr. Alfred DeMaria, the director of communicable disease control in Massachusetts, said in Saturday's Globe.

Posted by Elizabeth Cooney at 06:24 AM
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