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Flu shot still best defense against virus

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WORTHINGTON — It’s not a guarantee that you won’t get sick, but a little prick in your arm is still the best available option for avoiding a bout of influenza this year.


“It’s our first line of defense,” said Jessica Hohenstein, nurse manager at Avera Medical Group Worthington. “We are recommending the flu shot for everyone.”

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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