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Jan. 16, 2013MO |  By: Swetnam

Flu Behavior

Flu season is in full swing.

The Center for Disease Control recommends washing hands often and keeping objects away from your mouth to reduce the likelihood of becoming ill. Influenza can spread from person to person as far as six feet. Regional nutrition and health specialist for the University of Missouri Extension based in Harrison County...Janet Hackert says those with the flu need to be considerate of others.

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Hackert adds those with severe symptoms should seek medical attention.