Close Cases of influenza in Coastal Bend no cause for alarm Dr. Salim Surani says while the reported cases are increasing, there are not causes for alarm. Warns to get flu shot (95% effective) to fight disease. John-Thomas Kobos, KIII 8:17 AM. CST February 02, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST CORPUS CHRISTI (KIIINEWS) - Talk with your doctor if you have concerns and get the flu shot. Dr. Surani says the vaccine is roughly 95% effective this year in treating the bug. (© 2017 KIII) CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment More Stories White House suggests enforcement of federal laws… Feb 24, 2017, 1:06 a.m. Family of Krystal Perales speaks Feb 23, 2017, 11:15 p.m. Kentucky officers train with South Texas Narcotics… Feb 23, 2017, 11:11 p.m.