America bracing for more swine flu - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/26/09

America bracing for more swine flu

By Cassie Hataway | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - CDC officials continue to say the fall will be a "challenging" time as the nation braces for another wave of the swine flu.  Already this year, there have been more than 43,000 confirmed cases in this country and 301 deaths. 

CDC officials are updated their seasonal flu guidelines saying now that all children 6 months to 16 years should get an annual flu shot.  They also recommended against using the drug Tamiflu as a preventive measure.  

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