With 15 Children Dead, CDC Declares Flu Epidemic

December 30, 2014 12:43 PM

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With 15 Children Dead, CDC Declares Flu Epidemic

Fifteen children have died from complications of the flu so far this season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted, as it officially declared the illness an epidemic.

The number of states reporting a high amount of “influenza-like” illness activity has increased from 13 to 22 since last week’s report from the agency, with outbreaks in every region of the country.

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