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Cedar Rapids hospital reports first confirmed flu case

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids has confirmed their first flu case of the season.

Sarah Corizzo, spokesperson for St. Luke's, says one person tested positive on Thanksgiving Day.

Corizzo reminds everyone that a number of doctors and pharmacies still have flu shots available.

Symptoms of the flu include fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose and muscle aches.  Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea can also occur, but are more common in kids. 

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