February 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;2/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, piii
Academic Journal
Presents news items describing deaths caused by viral infections in various parts of the world as of February 2004. Many flu-related deaths have been reported in the Western U.S., around eight children have died. Other states have also been hit hard. One of these news reports about influenza in Great Britain. A number of deaths in children and infants under 14 years and young adults have been reported to be associated with influenza infections. Another one talks about Ebola outbreak in Northwestern Congo Republic, where it caused death of around 250 people. Last news is about the investigation by health officials on outgoing outbreak of Tuberculosis among homeless persons in King County, Washington.


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