Cases Of Flu Confirmed In Maine

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AUGUSTA, Maine (WMTW) Flu season doesn't officially begin until October, but Maine is already reporting confirmed cases of the virus.

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday that multiple hospitals have reported positive flu test results.

Health officials said one patient who contracted the flu had traveled abroad, while a second patient had no traveled out of Maine.

Both patients tested positive for A H3 flu, officials said. One was hospitalized for treatment.

Health officials said people should not wait to get vaccinated now that the flu has arrived in Maine.