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Fresenius Medical Care Encourages Dialysis Patients to Get Flu Shots

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October 8, 2013
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Fresenius Medical Care, the nations leading network of dialysis facilities, strongly encourages dialysis patients to get flu shots to protect themselves against this common infectious disease.


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