• A Record-Breaking Number of Kids Died During This Year's Flu Season

    11 monthes ago - By Time

    This year's flu season has killed more children than in any non-pandemic year on record, according to new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data .
    A total of 172 pediatric deaths have now been reported in connection with the 2017-2018 flu season, including two that occurred as recently as mid- to late-May, according to the CDC. That number edges out the 171 deaths seen in 2012-2013, and surpasses the number of deaths recorded in all but pandemic years, which involve a global outbreak of a new influenza virus, to which most people are not immune.
    “We saw just an overwhelming amount...
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  • Flu season was one of the deadliest for children

    11 monthes ago - By ABC News

    Flu killed more children in the past year that during any regular flu season in recent history, officials say
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