Flu making its way throughout Mariposa County

Vaccine is offered for free at County Health Department

 It’s here, and it’s back with a vengeance. Influenza is working its way across California. The flu has already killed two elderly women in Fresno, and in Southern California, health officials are reporting a rise in flu cases. “It has every likelihood to be a bad flu season,” said Mariposa County Public Health Officer Eric Sergienko. “We’re seeing levels of activity for flu that has not been this bad since 2012.” But this year in Mariposa County, there’s a catch. While H3N2, a type of infl...

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