HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Patrick Woodward is seeing the front end of flu season.

Fever, severe body aches, cough and headache are all coming in his front door.

There is good news for the flu this year. It seems that the flu shot is well matched to the active flu strain and will be protective.

For those who can't or decide not to get immunized, there is still hope. If diagnosed early there is a medicine, called tamiflu, that can help your body fight off the virus more quickly.

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