Yearly Archives: 2014

Influenza Cases Continue to Rise

Health officials are reporting a rapid increase in the number of individuals seeking treatment for flu. Over 63 area residents have been hospitalized, with two adult deaths. Thirty of those hospitalizations have occurred in the last two weeks, and many hospitalized patients are younger adults. The vaccination status of all hospitalized patients is not known;…
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Washtenaw County Flu Activity, January 2014

Influenza reports continue to increase in Washtenaw County residents. Influenza A is dominant so far this season, with A/H1N1 subtyped in the majority of cases. A few influenza B cases have been diagnosed. Respiratory illness rates in schools and child care centers are low. Hospitalizations associated with influenza infection are climbing quickly. The age range…
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