Shutdown Suspends CDC Flu Program During Severe Influenza Season

WASHINGTON - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention won't be able to support its annual influenza program if the government shuts down at midnight, according to the contingency plan for federal health agencies posted Friday.

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