(Bloomberg) — Flu is widespread in 47 states and deaths from the virus and pneumonia are slightly above the epidemic level, though some regions may begin to see fewer cases, U.S. disease trackers say.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report 20 children have died from the flu so far. The Atlanta-based agency doesn’t tally adult deaths until after the end of the season. Two children in New York have died from the flu, and more than 19,100 cases in the state prompted a public health emergency.
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