Flu season takes its toll on the Tri-State Region

TRI-STATE REGION— As Influenza 2018 slows its gallop across the country, it seems to be peaking in the North East area with adults being hit the hardest, according to Mark J. Marshall,  M.D., section chief of hospital medicine and vice president of medical affairs at Sharon Hospital.  

“The flu is widespread, and we’re seeing a lot of cases at the hospital in all age groups,” he said. “Most people being hospitalized are older, but young people are also impacted. We have had a large number.

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