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Multistate Meningitis Outbreak Investigation

CDC is coordinating a multistate investigation of meningitis among patients who received epidural steroid injections (medication injected into the spine). Learn More >>

Get Vaccinated:

Vaccination is the best protection against contracting the flu. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get vaccinated against the flu as soon as the 2012-2013 season vaccine is available in your area.

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  • This page last reviewed: October 09, 2012