Beware the Deadly Flu

January 12, 2015 4:12 AM

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Beware the Deadly Flu

Flu season is now causing more worry than usual; health officials are urging doctors to prescribe more antiviral medication. A new alert was sent to doctors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this Friday, advising them to promptly use Tamiflu and similar antivirals for those patients who are hospitalized with the flu and also to those who are at a higher risk for further complications like pneumonia.

Influenza has been a widespread issue since the activity was reported 43 states, which is an increase of 36 states in comparison to the previous week. To protect themselves from the flu, some people are being given early doses of antiviral drugs. It is predicted by health officials that the flu situ...

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