RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Health officials in North Carolina are warning the H1N1 fluoutbreak is not over.
State Health Director Jeff Engel said Thursday North Caroliniansstill should get the flu vaccine, even though outbreak of theillnesses seems to have peaked last fall.
Health officials say seven H1N1-related deaths have occurred inNorth Carolina in the past month.
Officials say as of Feb. 20, nearly 1.7 million doses of thevaccine have been administered in North Carolina.
The Division of Public Health and local health departments areworking to increase the number of vaccinations by taking freevaccine clinics to communities.
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