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Inside Your Health: Flu season

Updated: December 16, 2019 06:39 AM

Flu season is peaking early this year in Minnesota.

The latest numbers from the Minnesota Department of Health show 176 people across the state have been hospitalized from influenza so far this season — three times higher than this time last year.

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KSTP Medical Expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou explains why this year's flu is different from previous years and shares steps you can take to avoid getting the virus.

Watch the full segment in the video box above.

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