As a suburb of Cincinnati grieving the death of fourth-class Sybel Gibson, local health officials warned of an increase in registered cases of influenza
. acute pharyngitis and flu. Alex Jones, an assistant health commissioner from Franklin County, said that although she can not speak specifically for the death of a suburb of Cincinnati, she says that the secondary illness that accompanies the flu is not a rare occurrence.
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Jones speaks locally, the peak of the flu season is usually mid to late winter, but right now everyone should be in alert mode, as there is now an increase in the number of cases in Ohio flu
"We are currently seeing a significant number of common flu cases," said Jones. A health worker says that this flu season, the central Ogayans are more likely to be protected, since the vaccine this year proves, covering more strains than last season.
"As we know, it's the protector of number one flu infection in any flu season," said Jones.