Sunday, February 4, 2018

Influenza season 2018

To date this season, in Canada 28,729 laboratory-confirmed influenza detections have been reported. The Respiratory Virus Detections in Canada Report

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Of course, the 1918 flu was the worst. We have better flu management, vaccines, hand-washing protocols. Vaccines were introduced in the early 70s. Still, the antivaxers tout conspiracy theories.
CNN Fri., Feb 2
Overall, the data showed 17,024 new laboratory-confirmed cases of illness during the week ending January 27, bringing the season total to 126,117. These numbers do not include all the people who have had the flu, as many do not see a doctor when sick.
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