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The CDC Changes Topic of Nuclear Strike Preparedness Session to 'Focus on Influenza'

Gizmodo ---------- The Center for Disease Control’s January 16th special session advising Americans on what to do in the event of a nuclear war will now be about what to do in the event of, uh, flu season. Per the New York Times, the CDC announced on Friday the upcoming event would be about a completely different topic because the flu was particularly bad this year: The topic for CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds on January 16 will now focus on influenza... To date, this influenza season is notable for the sheer volume of flu that most of the United States is seeing at the same time, which can stress health systems. The vast majority of this activity has been caused by influenza A H3N2, associated with severe illness in young children and people 65 years and older. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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