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One flu shot protects against seasonal, H1N1 strains
Sacramento Bee

This year’s seasonal flu vaccine is a single shot that will protect against three prominent strains of influenza – including swine flu, which state health officials said Thursday will likely cause more illnesses this fall.

As flu season gets ready to rear its feverish head, state epidemiologist Gilberto Chavez briefed media Thursday on this year’s new vaccine and the status of the flu in California.