The Flu and How To Avoid It

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Colten Reeder, Writer

Flu season is hitting hard this year. Just this year alone there have been over 22 million cases of the flu. Many people have it and are passing it on, scattering it everywhere. Here at Greenbrier West, many kids have come down with the flu and have had to skip many days of school because of the sickness. The school shut down for 3 days and the teachers disinfected everything to keep the spreading of this virus at bay. 

What you should do to keep the flu from taking over is to always wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough, use hand sanitizer, and stay away from people with the flu. It’s very contagious this year and out to get you, if you aren’t careful.

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