Posted: January 20, 2014 at 2:20 a.m.

The Arkansas Department of Health is urging all adult Arkansans to get a flu shot. Director Dr. Nate Smith said in a news release that “an unusually high number of young to middle-aged adults are being hospitalized or dying of flu this season.” “We know the flu vaccine isn’t 100 percent effective, but it truly can mean the difference between a mild to moderate illness and death,” Smith said.

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