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. © 2018 KIII-TV 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 TRENDING VIDEOS Woman sentenced for posing as nurse Man killed in head-on collision One arrested in Alice drug raid Robstown residents embrace mascot Employee fired after phone found hidden Man killed in fall from grain storage tank Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas Blitz Week 5 - Segment 1 Opening statements heard in murder trial Bill's Forecast More Stories Tide pod challenge has some local stores locking up… Jan 22, 2018, 5:12 p.m. 2 dead, 18 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held Jan 23, 2018, 8:53 a.m. Classmate: Girl tortured with siblings was bullied, frail Jan 23, 2018, 8:14 p.m.