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Flu season hits DeKalb early
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The flu season has started early and bitten into DeKalb County hard this year.According to Michiko Martin of Family Medical Center, out of 228 people showing flu-like symptoms, 104 positive cases have already been identified since Nov. 1.“This is probably the earliest we’ve seen flu season start,” Martin told the Review. “Last year at this time we only had a handful of confirmed cases.”Martin said last year’s fairly uneventful season may have led some people to delay vaccinations this year.“The really mild season last year may have caused some people to wait until later to get a shot.” she said. “It hit early this year.