Kris Magnussen, RN, administers the flu vaccine to Alexander Dyjak, 4, as his mother, Ellen, holds him during a vaccination clinic at Ledge Light Health District in New London, Conn.,

 

              Kris Magnussen, RN, administers the flu vaccine to Alexander Dyjak, 4, as his mother, Ellen,  holds him during a vaccination clinic at Ledge Light Health District in New London, Conn.,
Kris Magnussen, RN, administers the flu vaccine to Alexander Dyjak, 4, as his mother, Ellen, holds him during a vaccination clinic at Ledge Light Health District in New London, Conn., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. The Department of Public Health says there's been a sharp increase in flu cases across Connecticut in recent weeks. The agency announced Thursday that 1,676 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza have been reported in the state so far this season. (AP Photo/The Day, Sean D. Elliot) MANDATORY CREDIT