Flu Outbreak For This Year Already Seen As ‘Epidemic’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report today on the flu covering the week ending December 20, 2014. The study finds that the level of spreading in this year’s flu season is already at epidemic levels in the United States. The flu is blamed for more deaths so far this time this year than time last year, which includes including 15 children. The latest statistics don’t indicate that the outbreak for this year will be worse than in previous years. The CDC says it’s still too early to know.

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  1. I don’t get flu shots and I don’t care what people say. I get the shot and I get sick so I avoid them and sick people all winter.

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