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Flu Season Hits Mexico With Death Toll Over 300 In 2014

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 02.06.2014 | Latino Voices

There have been 314 confirmed deaths in Mexico from influenza during the first month of 2014, according to the Health Secretariat in the country, and ...

STUDY: Healthy Kids Still Face The Risk Of Death From Flu

Posted 10.28.2013 | Parents

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 10/28/2013 07:28 AM EDT on LiveScience Over the last decade, many children who tragically died ...

Father On Toddler's Flu Death: 'We Paid Horrible Price' For Not Vaccinating

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The latest flu update from the Center for Disease Control and Protection indicates that the nation's flu epidemic may be easing. But according to CDC ...

Yes, People Do Die From The Flu Every Year

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

The current flu season already has claimed the lives of 29 children, the CDC said Friday. The flu was associated with 829 children's deaths between 2004 and last year, CNN reported in October.

What Can Older People Do To Prevent Catching The Flu?

Posted 01.14.2013 | Fifty

In a flu season that is expected to be the worst in a decade, the 39.6 million Americans aged 65 years or older are among some of its most-likely vict...

Flu Epidemic Claims Lives Of Four Children In Michigan

Posted 01.12.2013 | Detroit

An intense flu epidemic spreading across the nation has already taken a tragic toll in Michigan. This year's virus has already claimed the lives of fo...

Flu Outbreak Continues To Overcrowd Chicago-Area Hospitals

Posted 01.11.2013 | Chicago

With the entire nation in the midst of a flu outbreak that health officials are calling one of the worst the country has seen over the last decade, Ch...

47 States Now Reporting 'Widespread' Flu Activity

Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Flu activity is now considered "widespread" in 47 states, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released ...

How To Know You Have The Flu -- And When It's Time To See The Doctor

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

With news spreading that this year's flu virus may be more severe than in years past, it's understandable to feel some anxiety. In fact, the CDC is r...