Report: cities and states with teams in the Super Bowl see an increase in flu cases after the game

GREENIVLLE, NC (WNCT)- Doctors say it’s been a mild flu season so far.

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, professionals want you to be mindful of germs this weekend. Reports show cities and states with teams in the Super Bowl see an increase in flu cases after the game. Doctors advise everyone to practice good hygiene while they’re enjoying a super bowl party with friends. ECU physician, Dr. Keith Ramsey, encourages everyone to wash their hands and take a clean plate every time they get food.

Dr. Keith Ramsey said, “First of all if your sick don’t go stay home, watch it on your own TV, but if you go certainly if you see somebody else coughing or sneezing stay away from them.”

Flu shots are also still available. Ramsey encourages everyone to get one.

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