A state influenza report shows the number of cases has risen sharply late in the season, Brunswick County Health Director Don Yousey said.
The state’s latest health report shows a flu-case increase of 4 percent.
While the rise is late during traditional flu season, Yousey projected it could be a “bad year,” especially with news that a significant amount of this year’s strain is resistant to the anti-flu medication Tamiflu.
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