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Nancy Ludwig grins and bears it at the Lake George health assessment clinic this week. Dozens of people came in for seasonal flu shots. Vaccines are running out. A second clinic will be held in Nevis Nov. 9. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Seniors get flu shots, but not the flu

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Hubbard County seniors routinely get annual flu shots, but they seem blasé about contracting the H1N1 virus.

"I've been exposed to just about everything," is how 87-year-old Clayton Severtson sums it up. "I had six brothers. If one came down with something, we usually all ended up getting it when we were kids."


Severtson gets a seasonal flu shot every year, but doubts he will get the H1N1 vaccine if and when it becomes available.

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