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Strong Upsurge in Cases of Influenza B


The flu is making a comeback.  Dr. Kelly McDonald is calling it a "strong" upsurge in Influenza B in Chesterfield.

She treated two different patients who told her they got it from someone else.

She is upping her prevention warnings to avoid sick persons, crowded environments and wash hands frequently.

To treat the flu get some rest, fluids and ibuprofen for fever, achiness and headaches. Use cough syrup as needed.

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    Dr. Kelly McDonald

    Kelly McDonald, M.D., received her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia and completed dual residencies in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She has practiced as a Primary Care physicianMore >>
    Rockwell Physicians of Salisbury
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