Harvard Health Blog
As flu cases spike, it isn’t too late to get the vaccine
Posted January 10, 2013, 1:08 pm Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Healt h Publications Itís shaping up to be a banner year for the flu. The City of Boston just declared a public health emergency, with 700 cases of the flu reported so far this season, compared to just 70 cases last year. Four Boston residents, all elderly, have died.