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US Flu, widespread in 30 states, blamed for nearly 2,000 deaths this season, CDC reports

00:45  23 december  2019
00:45  23 december  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Flu , widespread in 30 states , blamed for nearly 2 , 000 deaths this season , CDC reports . The weekly reports finds widespread flu in Puerto Rico and 30 states : Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland

CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 2 .6 million flu illnesses, 23, 000 hospitalizations and During week 49 the following influenza activity was reported : Widespread – 23 states (Alabama Four influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported to CDC during week 49.

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The flu is widespread in 30 states and has caused almost 2,000 deaths this season, including 19 children, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

Nearly every state has reported elevated activity, the CDC said in its weekly update Friday.

The CDC estimated there have been at least 3.7 million flu cases this season, 32,000 requiring hospitalization. It reported 1,900 deaths.

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The flu is widespread in 30 states and has claimed almost 2 , 000 deaths this season , according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention .

The CDC has reported that flu rates are at higher levels than usual in most of the country compared to typical rates for flu season . The flu is on the rise this season as nearly every state has reported higher rates of diagnoses, while 30 states , in particular, have been deemed to have “ widespread ” flu

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Most patients are infected with a strain called B/Victoria that usually doesn't appear until the end of flu season. The virus tends to strike children and young adults more often, but anyone can be affected, according to the CDC.

The weekly report finds widespread flu in Puerto Rico and 30 states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the flu has killed 1,800 people, sent 32, 000 to the Nine more children have died in the last week, bringing the total to 19 for the 2019-2020 flu season . There is widespread flu activity in Puerto Rico and 30 states : Alabama, Alaska, Arizona

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