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Too late to get flu shot? Your influenza questions ANSWERED

Posted at 10:27 AM, Jan 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-19 10:27:54-05

There’s no question about it. The flu outbreak is of epidemic proportions.  It has spread fiercely across the country, with 41 states reporting widespread outbreaks. the season started earlier and is more severe than last year.  In Manhattan alone there were only five cases reported at this time last year.  This year there are well over 2,000.  If you’ve already got the flu, what can you do about and if you don’t have it yet, is it too late to get a flu shot?

Watch this special segment on PIX11 News Closeup with Marvin Scott for the answers. And tune in (or set your DVR) for the whole show, Sunday morning at 6 a.m. on PIX11.