Friday Flu Update- It May Be Getting Better!

Finally! Some good news on the flu epidemic. National trends are on the decrease. The number of visits to doctors for flu-like illness dropped this past week ( down to 6.4 % of all visits). Sadly, there were 13 more pediatric deaths, bringing the total for this season close to 100. By the end of... Continue Reading →

The Flu Epidemic Update… and What About Adenovirus?

Yup- the CDC upgraded the flu season in the US to epidemic. Where are the numbers?¬† Another 10 pediatric deaths this past week, bringing to total to 63 during the season, ~1 out of every 2000 people are being hospitalized due to flu-like illness, and 1 of every 10 US deaths this past week were... Continue Reading →

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