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Pharmacist Raphael Lynne gives a flu shot in Miami in 2018. This year's vaccination against influenza has been reducing infections by "about 40 to 50 percent," says Emily Martin, an epidemiologist with the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Flu Season Beginning To Ease, Modelers Say

Though COVID-19 has captured the headlines, influenza places a huge burden on the health care system. This year's flu shot provides good protection, the CDC says, so do get one if you haven't already.

Pharmacist Raphael Lynne gives a flu shot in Miami in 2018. This year's vaccination against influenza has been reducing infections by "about 40 to 50 percent," says Emily Martin, an epidemiologist with the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Flu Season Beginning To Ease, Modelers Say

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The World Health Organization is sharing social media posts to debunk widely circulated rumors about coronavirus cures. Facebook/ Screengrab by NPR hide caption

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Fake Facts Are Flying About Coronavirus. Now There's A Plan To Debunk Them

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After decades as a sometimes outrageous outsider soul singer, Swamp Dogg leaned into more heartfelt country-inspired music on his latest album Sorry You Couldn't Make It. David McMurry/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Swamp Dogg On Reinvention, Country Music And Getting Another Rolls-Royce

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