Oh No! A New flu strain could making it's way to New Mexico!

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Source: KRQE

'Tis the season, flu season.  While the flu virus might be slowing down, New Mexico health experts  say another strain could be on it's way and it’s only a matter of time until it hits New Mexico.

from KRQE:

“With that ebb and flow with the Influenza A virus and Influenza B virus, we might see yet another small peak here in the next few weeks,” said Dr. Marth Muller, a pediatric infectious diseases division chief at UNM Hospital. 

There are three types of flu, but doctors say there are two they are watching closely. Right now, there are a lot of Influenza A cases. The virus generally responsible for the large flu epidemics. Doctors are also starting to see the Influenza B virus. Type B is typically less harmful...." 

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