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CDC: The Flu Picture in the US for Week 45 (November 4-10)

CDC is reporting that during Week 45 (November 4-10), flu activity within the US has increased.  However, the number of deaths attributed to the flu and/or pneumonia is below epidemic threshold levels and there have been no pediatric deaths.

Here is the most recent Flu Map where we see some states reporting something a little bit more intense than just sporadic flu activity.

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About Dr. Paul Rega

Paul Rega is a board-certified physician in Emergency Medicine and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health & Disease Prevention and the Department of Emergency Medicine. A passion in Disaster Medicine has resulted, over the years, in multiple deployments, research and education both nationally and internationally. This has branched out into developing strategies associated with counter-terrorism and pandemics. Currently, Paul is assisting with H1N1 preparedness and response within UT and into the region.




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