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WA flu season becomes worst on record as fatalities double...
Western Australia's flu season is worsening, with the number of deaths from influenza-related illnesses almost doubling in less than a week from 15 on Wednesday to 29 on Tuesday. The flu season this time last year had claimed just four lives. State Pr
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-21 02:07 UTC
CDC says this flu season is now the longest in a decade...
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One reason for the long flu season is that two types of flu viruses surfaced at different times
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-20 15:37 UTC
Catholics Encouraged to Avoid Touching, Communion Curtailed as Flu Spreads...
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Church officials in New Mexico and Pennsylvania say parishioners should get less personal to avoid getting sick.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-16 00:16 UTC
Health Dept: 1st cases of flu season reported in New Mexico...
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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The first cases of the flu season have been reported in New Mexico.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-19 16:17 UTC
What is Disease X? Deadly Bird Flu Virus Could Be Next Pandemic...
A new strain of bird flu has killed one-third of infected people. Instances of person-to-person spread are extremely rare so far, but the CDC warned it will likely spread to other countries if travelers come into contact with poultry carrying the infection in China. The United Nations’ Food and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-18 14:05 UTC
Chinese Bird Flu Virus Threatens To Become Deadly Disease X Pandemic...
A deadly strain of bird flu was detected in Chinese poultry, which is capable of starting a worldwide influenza pandemic.The existence of the disease was first drawn to the public's attention by Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, deputy chief medical officer
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 16:05 UTC
Terrifying new strain of bird flu that kills nearly HALF of those who contract it discovered in China amid fears of new global pandemic...
A NEW strain of deadly bird flu which kills 38 per cent of those infected and could spark a global pandemic has been identified in China. Scientists around the world believe the new pathogen, dubbed "Disease X", could be as lethal as 1918 Spanish
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 16:03 UTC
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has Begun...
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CBS Local — Although the flu season may be winding down, the CDC has some bad news for Americans as a second wave of the potentially fatal illness is reportedly spreading across the country. In a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, “Influenza B”
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 03:16 UTC
Type B flu viruses are on the rise while overall rates drop...
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Data: Centers for Disease Control ; Chart: Axios Visuals Flu infection rates continued dropping during the week ending Feb. 24 but influenza is still very active, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. And, the CDC reported another 17
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-05 00:40 UTC
9-Year Old Boy With Flu-Like Symptoms Fighting For Life Against Rare Hantavirus...
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The 9-year-old Fernando Hernandez is still fighting for his life after his flu-like symptoms turned out to be caused by hantavirus. He has been on life support for over 20 days.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-04 15:15 UTC
NJ girl who died of flu had 104 degree temperature when hospital released her, family says...
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Six-year-old Nevaeh Hernandez's flu death could have been prevented if she was not released with a 104 degree temperature, her family says
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-16 07:18 UTC
Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?...
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Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?
By viper1 on 2018-02-13 16:35 UTC
Flu season becomes worst since records first kept...
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This flu season is the worst since health officials started keeping records on infections in 2004, surpassing all metrics from the previous worst outbreak of 2014/2015 as illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths keep rising across the nation. "Unfortuna
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-13 04:13 UTC
The Flu is Killing Up to 4,000 Americans a Week...
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The amount of influenza ravaging the U.S. rivals levels seen when an altogether new virus emerge. It gets worse. The death toll in future weeks is expected to grow even higher because flu activity is still rising—and the number of deaths follow the flu activity. Hospitalization rates are already
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-13 04:11 UTC
The Wall Street Journal: Flu breakthrough? Japanese drug maker thinks its compound can kill virus in a day...
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As Americans suffer through the worst influenza outbreak in almost a decade, a Japanese drug maker says it has developed a pill that can kill the virus within a day. But even if the experimental drug lives up to the claim, it likely won't be available
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-12 00:42 UTC
Flu blamed for 1 in 10 American deaths — and that number is expected to grow...
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Influenza and pneumonia, which often go together, caused one of every 10 deaths in the U.S. last week, health officials said during a news conference...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:26 UTC
Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu...
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NEW YORK (AP) The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.A government report out Friday shows 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other symptoms o
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:25 UTC
North Texas teacher dies after getting the flu...
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Heather Holland, a second-grade teacher at Ikard Elementary School with the Weatherford Independent School District died over the weeken. Holland got sick about a week ago and took medication, but delayed picking up the prescription due to the $116 copay, according to the newspaper.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:22 UTC
UPDATE: 24-year-old woman among 22 flu victims in Clark County...
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Two more people have died as the result of the flu in Clark County, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:21 UTC
Teacher contracts both flu strains, now on life support...
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Crystal Whitley, 35, was physically active and had no underlying physical conditions, friends told WFAA, when she contracted both strains of influenza two weeks ago. She then developed pneumonia in both lungs and a MRSA infection.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:21 UTC

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