Dr Katie Flanagan explains the research behind Tasmania's deadly flu season

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Updated October 31 2017 - 10:22am, first published October 29 2017 - 9:57am
Q&A: Dr Katie Flanagan is an infectious diseases specialist based at Launceston General Hospital. Picture: Scott Gelston
Q&A: Dr Katie Flanagan is an infectious diseases specialist based at Launceston General Hospital. Picture: Scott Gelston

Tasmania experienced one of its worst ever flu seasons this year, with deaths in nursing homes, young fit people in intensive care with multi-organ failure and whole wards in lockdown. CARLY DOLAN speaks to DR KATIE FLANAGAN about the science behind the sometimes deadly virus.

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