CDC: Worst flu season in years

|By:, SA News Editor

The entire continental U.S. is experiencing widespread flu right now, the first time in the 13 years of the current tracking system that that has happened, according to the CDC.

The rate of flu hospitalizations nearly doubled last week to 22.7 per 100,000 people compared with the previous seven days.

Federal authorities also disclosed that 20 children have died from the virus and 7% of senior deaths last month were to blame on this year's virulent strain.

Flu vaccine manufacturers: SNY, GSK

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