- Associated Press - Friday, December 30, 2016

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting an increase in flu cases in the last couple of weeks.

Department officials say there have been 116 confirmed cases for the current flu season. Some people who get the flu do not seek medical assistance and are not tested.

Officials are recommending everyone six months of age or older to get vaccinated against the flu.

Influenza is a respiratory disease. The most common symptoms are fever, cough, sore throat, headache, chills and body aches.

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