Sunday, January 6, 2013

Deadly Flu sweeps America: 'Particularly aggressive' strain of winter virus leaves 18 children dead as experts warn epidemic will worsen

The U.S. has been hit with a particularly aggressive early flu season this year with widespread reports of the illness across the country, hospitalizing 2,257 people and leaving 18 children dead before the end of 2012.

And health officials say the numbers haven't even peaked yet.
'I think we're still accelerating,' Tom Skinner, a Center for Disease Control and Prevention spokesman, told reporters.