Fatal flu outbreak officially declared epidemic

The flu is widespread in at least 40 states, with dozens already dying from the virus.

The flu is widespread in about 40 states.

The flu is widespread in about 40 states. (1/20/14)

WOODBURY - This year’s deadly flu outbreak is officially an epidemic.

The flu is widespread in at least 40 states, with dozens having already died from the virus.

Health officials say this year’s strain is taking an especially tough toll on the young.

Several states are reporting that a number of children have died.
 

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