By Dr. Todd Fife
Seeley-Swan Medical Center, Partnership Health Center 

Influenza Season is Upon Us

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Dr. Todd Fife

In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria is so prevalent that when someone presents with fever and body aches, they are presumed to have malaria until proven otherwise. It's kind of the same here during influenza season.

While we've had just a few cases of influenza here in Seeley Lake so far this year, the combination of fever, body aches (and headache), and cough make you really suspicious for influenza. Thankfully, we've done a pretty good job as a community of getting vaccinated. So for everyone who got his or her influenza (flu) shot this year-thank you! You're helping us reduce the spread of i...

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