The state health department has confirmed the first two pediatric flu deaths in MI.
Two flu-related deaths were reported to the Middlesex-London Health Unit between December 15 and January 4.
So far this season, 27 USA children have died from the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Dr. Fauci said it's possible this steep rise in flu activity could reverse itself soon, in which case the season wouldn't end up being so severe.
Officials say flu shots are still available and urged people to get vaccinated. Twelve people have died, four of those in Tulsa County.
Flu activity also started early this season, with some cases showing up by July.
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According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, there's been an increase in people going to the doctor with flu-like symptoms.
Flu vaccines are offered at health care providers' offices, clinics, county health departments, pharmacies, schools, college health centers and from many employers.
Type A influenza is normally the most prevalent strain early in the flu season, and predominantly affects the very young and the elderly.
Levine noted flu vaccine not only protects against the flu, but can prevent you from passing the flu to someone else.
There is no cure for the influenza virus and people who get sick can only treat the symptoms unless the illness passes.
During last year's season in 2018-19, there was one death attributed to the flu.
Charles Duncan covers what's happening right now across North and SC, from breaking news to fun or interesting stories from across the region. There was no record of her receiving a flu shot, but she did also have other health conditions that contributed to her death.