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What's Going Around: respiratory & flu viruses

April 19, 2011 3:48:29 PM PDT
It's hard to believe we are well into spring, but a couple of winter viruses are still sticking around.Upper respiratory infections are affecting people with asthma and emphysema more than folks without breathing problems.

Another virus hanging around is the flu, which doctors say didn't hit its peak until late February.

Dr. Brian Kaminski says a lingering cough that's bothering a lot of his patients. Dr. Kaminski says the cough sticks around for several weeks, and you should contact your family doctor as soon as possible.

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