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US Flu Outbreak Earlier, Spreading Fasteri
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January 11, 2013 4:45 PM
The United States is in the grip of a widespread flu outbreak, with crises in Chicago and Boston. An estimated 36,000 people die of flu in the United States each year and it kills some 500,000 people annually around the world. VOA Correspondent Cindy Saine reports on what doctors say is an unusually early and busy flu season in the U.S.

US Flu Outbreak Earlier, Spreading Faster

Published January 11, 2013

The United States is in the grip of a widespread flu outbreak, with crises in Chicago and Boston. An estimated 36,000 people die of flu in the United States each year and it kills some 500,000 people annually around the world. VOA Correspondent Cindy Saine reports on what doctors say is an unusually early and busy flu season in the U.S.