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Harsh flu season winding down, but it left its mark: Highest child death count in at least 5 years

02 May 2018 7:39 AM | IJCSA - (Administrator)

Harsh flu season winding down, but it left its mark: Highest child death count in at least 5 years

A brutal flu season is finally on its last legs, but it has taken a heavy toll, including the highest death count among children in at least five years, health officials say. 

INFLUENZA Virus Isolated

Low levels of “flu-like illness” are still popping up in a few spots, according to the latest report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  But the coast-to-coast epidemic of midwinter is history.

“We never officially declare flu season over … there’s always flu circulating, even in the summer,” said Lynnette Brammer, head of domestic influenza surveillance at CDC. But, she said, the flu has done most of its nasty work — for now.

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