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3 Adults, 1 Child Die From Flu In Michigan

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"We have seen more cases of flu here and we have seen more cases of H1N1, which was somewhat of a surprise for us. The numbers are not huge, but are concerned they may grow," said Dr. Timothy Hodge, the executive medical director at Sparrow Hospital.


Doctors say the best is way to prevent getting the flu is to get vaccinated. They say to do it as soon as you can because it takes two weeks for the vaccine to be fully effective.

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - It may only be the start of flu season, but doctors say they're already seeing more patients than average coming to hospitals with flu-like symptoms.

In Michigan, health officials say three adults and one child have died from H1N1.

Here in Lansing, doctors say they've seen many patients at Sparrow Hospital with this season's strain. More than a dozen patients at the University of Michigan Hospital are on life-support because of the fluHealth officials hope this is the flu season peak, but worry the number could continue to increase.

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