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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

Kingston Public Health says confirmed flu cases only the ‘tip of the iceberg’

There’s been a spike in the number of flu ... Public Health Unit says the 44 confirmed cases reported since September is on par with most years. However, Hansen-Taugher is quick to caution that the 44 ... 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

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Flu season in Arizona is ramping up, but there's still time to get vaccinated

Flu is on the rise in Pima County and across the state, but health officials ... not look like the flu season has peaked. It will get more severe in the upcoming weeks,” Dharmarajan said. Moreover, th... read more


Respiratory enterovirus EV-D68: What you need to know

The unusually high number of hospitalizations reported now could be “just the tip of the iceberg in terms of severe cases,” said Pallansch of the CDC. What can be done to prevent it? Like other ... yo... read more

US swine flu deaths rise to 263

(AP) -- Health officials say their count of U.S. swine flu cases has surpassed 40,000, and deaths have risen to 263 ... CDC officials believe those cases are just the tip of the iceberg. They estimate ... 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

Oklahoma asks CDC for help investigating virus that’s causing alarm in Midwest

Health officials say they’re still figuring ... hospitalizations reported now could be “just the tip of the iceberg in terms of severe cases,” said Pallansch of the CDC. What can be done to prevent it ... read more

Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States

About 15 percent ... so far could be "just the tip of the iceberg in terms of severe cases," Mark Pallansch, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Viral Disease... read more

Summer camps deal with swine flu

This has meant extra vigilance on the part of public health officials ... and 263 deaths have been verified. However, Mr. Quimby says those numbers “are just the tip of the iceberg.” He estimates the ... 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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