Influenza hits North Dakota early
Published 10/08/2009, The Jamestown Sun
The flu is striking earlier than usual in North Dakota with schools closing and some communities reporting a temporary shortage of seasonal flu vaccine. Schools in Fort Yates have closed for the rest of the week due to the large number of students absent, though school activities were not canceled. Superintendent Terry Yellow Fat said students and their families were asked not to come to the nearby clinic with flu symptoms because it was overwhelmed.Word count: 537
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