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California Influenza Epidemic Kills 32 in Second Week of 2018

California Influenza Epidemic Kills 32 in Second Week of 2018

by CHRISS W. STREET California’s reported deaths from the ongoing influenza epidemic jumped over 50 percent, from 15 for the first week of 2018 to 32 for the second week of 2018. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported that for the first 14 weeks of the 2017-2018 flu season ending Jan. 13, total deaths from the […]

Misdiagnosed Flu Leads To Death Of California Child

Misdiagnosed Flu Leads To Death Of California Child

Symptoms misdiagnosed as the flu led to the death of a 12-year-old girl in California last month. Alyssa Joyce Alcaraz of Tulare, California, died Dec. 17, 2017, after she was misdiagnosed …