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Swine flu sweeps across the nation
as it takes hold in ten states -
hitting the south the hardest

Daily Mail [UK], by James Nye

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/30/2013 8:11:47 AM

Ten states are now reporting widespread seasonal activity of flu--and the Centers for Disease Control have said that number is only set to rise. Activity has been reported in Alabama, Alaska, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wyoming, according to the CDC´s weekly flu advisory report, covering the week ending December 21--up from only four the week before. Worryingly the strain of virus most prevalent is the H1N1--better known as swine flu--which killed tens of thousands of people in a global outbreak in 2009. The CDC´s definition of widespread is that 50 percent of a state´s counties

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno, 12/30/2013 8:42:32 AM     (No. 9672587)

Hillary´s poll numbers are up??

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Salt5792, 12/30/2013 10:59:30 AM     (No. 9672790)

It´s Bush´s fault. /s

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snakeoil, 12/30/2013 11:15:42 AM     (No. 9672821)

Always get a flu shot. Will be steamed if I get the flu. Don´t shake hands or kiss anyone you don´t know.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/30/2013 11:24:35 AM     (No. 9672834)

Every time I´ve gotten a flu shot, I´ve come down with the flu. Every time.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bullhead, 12/30/2013 11:26:20 AM     (No. 9672838)

I forgot. In what manner are we peons suppose to cover our mouth when coughing???

Mizz Sibelius, where are you?

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