34 deaths in France, vaccination still possible

More discreet than the current Covid-19 epidemic in China, the seasonal flu epidemic continues to spread across mainland France and the West Indies. The public health agency France public health, in its inventory published Wednesday January 12, a slight increase in the number of consultations and visits to emergencies for influenza-like illness for a week. So far, 34 deaths from the flu have been reported.

This year, children are particularly affected: children under five represent almost a third of emergency visits and hospitalizations for influenza, compared to 20% for people over 75. A phenomenon due to the types of virus circulating this year. Analyzes of samples taken in the city and at the hospital, the influenza A H1N1 and B / Victoria viruses are the most observed this winter.

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