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The U.S. has reported nearly 100 pediatric flu deaths this season

The U.S. has reported nearly 100 pediatric flu deaths this season

The U.S. has reported nearly 100 pediatric flu deaths this season

A total of 91 childhood flu deaths have been reported in the United States since the start of the season, according to the latest data released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday, January 27.

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Photo taken on Nov. 25, 2022 shows two children entering Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Photo: Xinhua/VNA/CVN

According to CDC estimates, the flu has caused at least 25 million illnesses, 280,000 hospitalizations, and 17,000 deaths this season in the United States.

In the last week ending January 21, around 4,000 people have been admitted to hospital with the flu, according to reports. Six flu-related infant deaths have been reported this week.

The CDC recommends that anyone older than 6 months get an annual flu shot as long as influenza activity continues.

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