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Flu Outbreak KILLS Children!! CDC Declares An Epidemic!!

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The CDC has said that this year's flu epidemic may have reached it's peak.

But that doesn't mean it's still not SUPER deadly!

Those most at risk are young children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems.

Sadly, children have been hit really hard. There have been 20 deaths of people under 18 since the outbreak.

Chief of the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch of CDC's Influenza Division said:

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Flu Season Hits Entire Nation Hard!

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It's that time of the year again… flu season!

We hope everyone got their flu shots!

Google has been tracking how bad the flu is based on aggregated google search data.

Basically that means they're probably looking at the frequency of searches like "how long does flu last?" or "flu remedies" or "I have the flu."

According to google, everywhere has "intense" flu activity, except

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15 Ways To Help Prevent Colds!

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It's flu and cold season already, and we're sure many of you are feeling the effects.

Whether you've got the sniffles or full blown flu, these tips should help you feel better quicker!

To help prevent getting sick:

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Nelson Mandela May Have Pneumonia!

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Nelson Mandela is currently being treated for a lung infection, which is basically pneumonia.

South African officials said that Mandela's infection is "recurring."

He is 94-years-old and at that age, it's very easy for fluid to build up in the lungs.

The cough response is decreased in the elderly, making it easy to breathe in some saliva and just have it sit in your lungs, growing bacteria.

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How Parasites Are Turning Nature Into Zombieland!

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It's funny how the smallest creatures can turn the world into ravenous, mindless, brain eating zombies….

Scientists are beginning to discover why parasites can take over their hosts and force them to do their bidding.

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