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  • Flu season rages on, surpassing 2009 swine flu epidemic by some measures

    The severe flu season of 2017-2018 could get worse before it gets better, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Friday.  With at least three strains now circulating across the U.S., with the most dangerous one designated H3N2, the season has already surpassed recent records for hospitalizations and other measures.  One out of every 10 deaths, or 10 percent of all fatalities reported in the U.S. during the third week of January were due to either the flu or...