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Dr. Paul Byers, deputy state Epidemiologist for the Mississippi Department of Health left, is given an intramuscular shot of flu vaccine Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 in Jackson, Miss. The state Department of Health offered on-site flu vaccinations to its employees as a way to promote seasonal flu shots that are now available at all Mississippi State Department of Health  county clinics. Over 600 Mississippians a year die from flu and pneumonia. The seasonal flu vaccine is recommended for anyone age six months and older.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) Rogelio V. Solis