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Flu cases picking up in southeast US

ATLANTA, GA (KWWL) -- Flu season appears to be picking up.  The Centers for Disease Control reported Thursday widespread impact in five states.

Iowa not a part of that list, which included Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Virginia and New York.  There were no states experiencing widespread flu reports as of three weeks ago.

The CDC says early flu cases do seem to match the same strains as included in this year's vaccine.

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