Influenza A outbreak at University of Michigan

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding residents to get the flu vaccine following a recent influenza outbreak at the University of Michigan.

Public health officials are investigating an outbreak involving more than 525 cases of influenza A (H3N2) among students at the university.

This outbreak comes amongst another surge in COVID-19 cases in the state, the health department reported.

Health officials are urging Michiganders to get the flu vaccine this season.

According to the health department's flu vaccine dashboard, vaccine administrations are down from past seasons. 

Flu vaccines are available at local health departments, physician offices, and pharmacies across the state.

Click here to find a vaccine location.

Learn more about influenza here.

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