San Diego, Still Reeling From Hep A Outbreak, Shifts Attention To Aggressive Flu Season
The current flu season has produced a new-case rate five times higher than the prior three-year-average.
San Diego Union-Times:
As Hepatitis A Outbreak Wanes, San Diego County Turns Focus To The Flu
San Diego County supervisors voted Tuesday to continue the hepatitis A emergency declared in September, although there were just six new cases added to the outbreak total in the last two weeks and the death total has held at 20 for more than two months. But they were much more interested in what's going on with the flu, which is nearing epidemic levels throughout the region. (Sisson, 1/2)