Flu upgraded to 'widespread' in Tennessee — CDC

Pearl Mccarthy
February 3, 2019

More than 200 people have been hospitalized for the flu.

A Health Department spokeswoman said yesterday the number of notified flu cases this year was almost double that for the same time last year but still much lower than the number of reported during the winter season. Nationwide, 185 child deaths have been attributed to the flu - and about 80 percent of those kids had not received their flu shots.

Over half of the cases reported to date were under the age of 45, with three confirmed influenza outbreaks.

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Eighteen people have lost their lives in Greece due to complications from the flu during the current winter flu season.

In North Dakota, 1,810 laboratory-identified cases of influenza have been reported this season to the health department, with majority being children under the age of 10.

The total also includes two people who died in previous weeks, but whose deaths were not initially linked to the flu.

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