What a thing to come out on April Foods day! The official Chinese news agency Xinhua has reported that two people in China have died and another remains critical after falling ill with a strain of bird flu not detected before in humans. Both of those who died, men aged 27 and 87, lived in Shanghai, while a 35-year-old woman in Chuzhou city in nearby Anhui province is in the hospital, the Chinese National Health [...]
Feeling Better?!? Google Flu Trends Are “Trending Down.” Still Lots of #Flu Out There…Be Vigilant With Cough/Hand Hygiene #SMEM
Yes, there is still lots of flu out there but are now trending down well. CDC will be issuing their “Flu Weekly” report on Friday that will offer laboratory confirmation. http://www.google.org/flutrends/us/#US
What a difference a week makes!!!!! The flu is everywhere!! If not in your city yet, don’t worry…it’s coming!!!
I am a bit amused at the news coverage for the flu this year. It has officially reached “crazy!” I mean, the flu does happen every winter and by looking at the news coverage it seems that no one recalls that…everyone seems to have a memory problem! The picture has certainly changed over the past three weeks. Last week, was week one (as the CDC likes to count them) and we saw the U.S. in [...]