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CDC: Flu numbers on the rise as 13 children die

08 January 2019, 06:53 | Silvia Roy

With the number of flu cases on the rise, so are the number of deaths from the flu in children, now at 13.

Doctors say it's primarily the H1N1 strain or so-called "swine flu" that's spreading, which can be more unsafe to pregnant women, people with chronic conditions and children.

"This is just infinitesimal compared to previous year", Wall said. Whether or not children did or did not have the flu vaccine in the previous season did not affect the results. "The fact that we are only in 136 cases right now is much lower than where we were this time a year ago".

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"Beijing's influenza surveillance data indicate that the peak of the flu season is already here, " said Pang Xinghuo, deputy director of the Beijing Centre for Diseases Prevention and Control.

"But as we see a jump in activity as we did this week, we would expect an increase in hospitalizations, and unfortunately, probably an increase in mortality", Brammer said.

There is a precaution against giving the nasal spray flu vaccine to people with certain chronic health conditions because the safety and effectiveness of this vaccine in people with those conditions have not been established, says the CDC.

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The flu shot was 67-percent effective.

There are several flu symptoms to look out and may include muscle aches, fatigue, headache, dry cough and a sore throat.

Flu season typically goes until March each year.

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