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Harford health chief calls Ebola 'frightening' but no threat to 'general population'
Harford health chief calls Ebola 'frightening' but no threat to 'general population'

While Ebola is "a frightening virus," there are plenty of other diseases Harford County should worry about instead, County Health Officer Susan Kelly says. Instead, Kelly said residents should focus on getting flu shots, as "your risk of getting the flu is much higher than getting Ebola." She noted more than 48,000 people die annually from the flu "I was not going to talk about Ebola at all, but I think there is such a buzz on TV and in the news, it really warrants providing the community with some basic information," Kelly Tuesday night during her semi-annual report to the Harford County Council, which also sits as the county Board of Health. While...

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