This doesn't seem like a big deal. There is Tamiflu that will kill the flu, There are many deaths due to virus every year. What makes this such an uproar?
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
Just to give a quick idea as to how many flu deaths there were in the past few years. These are only children, as adults are not tabulated.
During the 2003-04 Season, 153 flu-associated deaths in children were reported to CDC.
During the 2004-05 Season, 47 deaths in children were reported to CDC.
During the 2005-06 Season, 46 deaths in children were reported to CDC.
As of August 6, 2007, 68 deaths in children occurring during the 2006-07 season have been reported to CDC.
CDC - Influenza (Flu) | Q & A: 2006-07 Influenza (Flu) Season