Number of Flu-Related Pediatric Deaths Rise

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a news briefing Friday on the worsening influenza outbreak. The CDC said this is the first time in 13 years every state in the continental U.S. is being hit with widespread flu. The CDC said they aren’t sure how severe this flu season will end up being, but the number of related deaths continues to increase. Friday, the agency said seven more children have died from flu complications, bringing the total number to 20 pediatric deaths.   Click here to read more

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