Early indications suggest harsh flu season in U.S. - KMOV.com

Early indications suggest harsh flu season in U.S.

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A medical practitioner prepares to deliver a flu shot. (Credit: CNN) A medical practitioner prepares to deliver a flu shot. (Credit: CNN)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- If early reports are a signal of how this flu season will be in the area, it could be a harsh one.

Around the globe, influenza is running rampant. The country of Australia is experiencing the worst flu epidemic in 50 years.

October marks the beginning of flu season in the United States, and doctors are calling for people to act as early as possible to get vaccinated.

Everyone older than six months old should get the vaccine, including pregnant women.

If you need to get a flu shot, click here to find a location near you.

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