Flu Virus Still Infecting People (VIDEO)

By Corinne Rose - 21Alive

March 20, 2014 Updated Mar 20, 2014 at 5:59 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Even though Thursday is the first day of spring, influenza is still infecting patients in our area.

The flu is commonly considered a winter virus, but actually that's just when it's most prevalent, since influenza can strike year ‘round.

The reason doctors and health administrators push for you to get a flu shot in the early fall is to help contain any outbreaks.

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