CDC reports 92 pediatric flu deaths, 2 in Kansas - WIBW


Five flu season has been especially hard on children with flu related child deaths and hospitalizations at the highest point in a decade the CDC says ninety two flu related child does have already been reported it is higher at this point in the year than in any season in the past decade Dr Noel Rees says one reason for that is that the two strains going around this season are both especially hard on children what we found is that there's been more of a higher predominance of influence in the and unfortunately influenza B. tends to affect the pediatric population bit harder according to the CDC flu cases have risen in the last few weeks with an estimate of twenty six million flu cases two hundred and fifty thousand hospitalizations and fourteen thousand

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