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Health officials: Everyone over 6 months old should get flu shot

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(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - East Texas Medical Center has eight patients who have been admitted for treatment of flu, hospital spokesperson Rebecca Berkley said.

She spoke at a press conference involving health care officials from the region that was held at UT Health Northeast.

Berkley said she does not know if the flu outbreak has peaked yet.

Everyone over the age of 6 months should receive the flu vaccine which covers the H1N1 strain of flu, officials said.

TylerPaper.com will post more details and video from the news conference shortly.

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