Flu- Not Quite Gone Yet (Hang In There)…

It's getting better, bit by bit. But better is relative. With the huge wave of flu that hit the USA this year, the decrease in numbers leaves us still well above the epidemic thresholds for deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza, and with 9 more children dying this past week. Our hospital beds still have... 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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