Flu season getting worse across US; 29 children killed so far
The flu season is getting worse across the United States with 48 states reporting widespread geographic influenza activity, the Centers for Disease Control said in its weekly report. The season is hitting the elderly the hardest, but 29 children have also died so far. More than 5,000 people have been sick enough to be hospitalized, NBC News reports.More on the 2012-2013 US flu season on BreakingNews.com.Photo: Phamacist Prakash Deshpande injects Judith Echevarria with influenza vaccine at a Manhattan pharmacy. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Flu season getting worse across US; 29 children killed so far

The flu season is getting worse across the United States with 48 states reporting widespread geographic influenza activity, the Centers for Disease Control said in its weekly report.

The season is hitting the elderly the hardest, but 29 children have also died so far. More than 5,000 people have been sick enough to be hospitalized, NBC News reports.

More on the 2012-2013 US flu season on BreakingNews.com.

Photo: Phamacist Prakash Deshpande injects Judith Echevarria with influenza vaccine at a Manhattan pharmacy. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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    Fighting the flu! This flu season is severe and it’s touching everyone! There’s a lesson in everything- as I watched my...
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    GET YOUR FLU SHOT. NOT KIDDING, GO TO WALGREENS, IT’S $30 W/O INSURANCE AND MOST INSURANCES COVER IT FOR FREE.
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    Everyone should get vaccinated! Just because it doesn’t hit you hard doesn’t mean that it won’t kill someone you...
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    29 kids lost there lives…..because of the flu? As a future healthcare provider I find myself wondering…. Did they know...
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    Get your flu shots, people! D:
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    This is why you get a flu shot! I got mine have you?
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    Yikes.
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    probably from the damn flu shot, must have guessed the wrong strain again this year silly doctors
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