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Severe Flu Season Causes Big Rise in Child Deaths

Severe Flu Season Causes Big Rise in Child Deaths

June 14, – This past flu season started earlier, peaked earlier and led to more adult hospitalizations and child deaths than most flu seasons, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. The predominant strain of flu circulating in 2012-13 — H3N2 — made the illness deadlier for children, explained Lynnette Brammer, an epidemiologist with the CDC. “With […]

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