3 flu deaths reported in Tennessee; CDC says US at ‘epidemic threshold’

December 30, 2014 7:33 PM

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3 flu deaths reported in Tennessee; CDC says US at ‘epidemic threshold’

Three flu deaths have been reported in Tennessee, and flu activity is high in about half the country, The Tennessean reported.

Those people who died in Nashville and its surrounding areas were 8 months, 11 years and 80 years old, according to Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease professor at Vanderbilt University. Schaffner tracks laboratory-confirmed cases in Nashville and neighboring counties as part of a cooperat...

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