The CDC confirms outbreak of Flu: 29 states already hit

December 22, 2014 4:08 AM

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The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that the influenza (flu) virus is spreading at an alarming rate and has already hit 29 states. Confirming that the virus has already claimed the lives of 11 children, they are predicting a nasty flu season ahead. Largely because the flu vaccine this year will not be as effective this year as in the past, as reported earlier.

Health experts also agree that the decreased potency of the flu vaccine to deal with the virus is one of the reasons behind the outbreak. The vaccine this year does not provide protection for H3N2, the strain of the influenza that’s currently making the rounds. This year’s vaccine does help protect ...

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