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Fifteen flu deaths likely just the tip of the iceberg, health officials say

At least 15 people have died from the flu in Ottawa this winter, but public health officials say that is likely just a fraction of the actual number. Given changes to the way flu is being tracked and ... read more

First defense against swine flu - seasonal vaccine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. health officials strengthened their recommendations for seasonal flu vaccines on Friday ... been officially confirmed, with 302 deaths. “But ... that’s really just the tip ... read more

Flu cases soar in Alberta as H1N1 continues to spread

Most people who become sick with flu will not be tested, so numbers posted by AHS are usually just the tip of the iceberg with regards to what the province is experiencing. The number of flu-related d... read more

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Respiratory virus hitting Colorado could be ‘tip of the iceberg’

DENVER -- A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri and possibly throughout the Midwest and beyond, officials say. The unusually high number of hospitalizations repo... read more


Mainers urged to vaccinate against a coming ‘brushfire’ of flu

“The numbers are tiny right now, but they’re just the tip ... health officials say. It’s a less effective match for the B strains, which so far account for only a small handful of reported lab results ... read more

Manhattan school closes as swine flu unease spreads; Experts: As many as 100,000 cases in U.S.

"It's just the tip of the iceberg ... to this flu." Officials said the flu is primarily infecting people between the ages of 5 and 17, but those at most risk of serious illness or death are people who ... read more

Insurance losses under proposed ACA replacement a matter of life and death

Of course, that’s all just the tip of the iceberg ... is that having health insurance — actually having that card in your hand, not just having access to having it — is truly a matter of life and deat... read more

Virus hitting Midwest could be ‘tip of iceberg,’ CDC official says

ATLANTA (CNN) — A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri and possibly throughout the Midwest and beyond, officials say. The unusually high number of hospitalization... read more

Alberta flu season set to strike

It’s been a slow start to the flu season, but health officials say it’s only a matter of time before ... including 19 cases involving people hospitalized. "This is just the tip of the iceberg. There a... read more

Hundreds of children in U.S. sickened by virus; may be ‘tip of iceberg’

(CNN) — A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri and possibly throughout the Midwest and beyond, officials say. The unusually high number of hospitalizations report... read more

Doctors warn H3N2 flu to hit Canadians hard during busy holiday season

But she cautioned those numbers are just the tip of the iceberg ... Public Health Agency of Canada as of Dec. 3, with 204 hospitalizations and several deaths. READ MORE: Nasty H3N2 flu season may have ... read more



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