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Slate's Explainer: Weather and the Flu Season

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Slate's Explainer: Weather and the Flu Season

Slate's Explainer: Weather and the Flu Season

Slate's Explainer: Weather and the Flu Season

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Slate senior editor Andy Bowers offers an explainer on why the flu is seasonal — experts believe weather is the biggest factor.

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