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ADH Weekly Influenza Report,March 7

In its most recent influenza weekly report, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 429 cases this flu season of PCR-confirmed flu-related hospital admissions and 683 antigen positive flu-related hospital admissions, as of March 7. To date, 86 influenza-related deaths have been reported in Arkansas this flu season; 2 of them were pediatric deaths. CDC estimates a total of 20,000 flu deaths have occurred nationwide including 136 pediatric deaths reported this season.

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