Explaining the truth behind flu numbers in Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Center For Disease Control and Prevention’s week after week influenza report is out and this year, Colorado seems to be getting hit especially hard. When you walk into the El Paso County Health Department, you’re welcomed with tissues, hand sanitizer, and confront veils. This is on the grounds that they need to prevent people from becoming a flu statistic. The CDC reports 84,000 Americans have been hospitalized in three months. Haley Zachary, a disease expert in El Paso County, says those numbers definitely show we’re…

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