Joanne Yarnold of South Portland receives a flu shot from Bob Barrett at the India Street Clinic, Wednesday, December 5, 2012. This year’s flu strain, which health officials warned would be severe, claimed its first Maine fatality last week, a six-year-old girl from Benton. It’s a sobering reminder that everyone over the age of six months should be vaccinated each year, the state CDC director says.

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