Monday, January 20, 2014
Flu Deaths Increase in California
At this time last year, there were 5 laboratory confirmed deaths from influenza. This year, there are 45, with 50 more likely to be confirmed shortly. Who are they?
- Under age 65, including children
- Largely unvaccinated
- Many had chronic medical conditions, especially obesity, high blood pressure, and heart disease.
- However, about 10% were previously healthy with no risk factors!
Click any thumbnail image to view a slideshow