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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

Ottawa's casualty figures from flu difficult to determine, health officials say

At least 15 ... 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 reported in the provin... read more

As deaths mount, this flu season is the worst since the swine flu pandemic of 2009

Tarrant County Public Health chief epidemiologist. The percentage of students missing school was 6.9 percent. The flu has killed at least 26 people in Tarrant County, which is likely just the tip of t... read more

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Flu-related illness has killed at least 5 people in the metro

The flu or flu-related illnesses have now killed five people here. There is also one death where the pending cause may ... She said that is just the tip of the iceberg. "We do not believe we are at th... read more


23 deaths in Washoe County attributed to flu

(KOLO) UPDATE 3/8/18: The Washoe Health District is now reporting 23 deaths attributed to the flu during the 2017-2018 winter ... positive to the disease in Washoe County. That is just the tip of the ... 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

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

CDC official: Virus hitting Midwest could 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

Swine flu could kill hundreds of thousands in U.S. if vaccine fails, CDC says

According to the most recent figures posted this morning, the U.S. has so far seen 43,771 laboratory-confirmed cases of H1N1, and 302 deaths, "but that is just the tip of the iceberg ... to 15% of peo... 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

Central Ohio hospitals ramp up efforts to reduce maternal deaths amid growing national crisis

Issues being addressed by state and local groups battling Ohio's high infant-mortality rate likely helps reduce maternal deaths and the racial disparities, officials said. Addressing chronic health .. ... read more

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

(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



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