January 10, 2013

Flu Epidemic Strikes U.S. Where's the Media?

Kent Sepkowitz, The Daily Beast

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New York City and much of the U.S. are a week or two into a major influenza epidemic. Boston declared a public-health emergency Wednesday after reporting four deaths, and North Carolina is seeing its biggest number of cases in a decade. To place the problem into graphic corporate terms, the charts sent around to compare this year’s activity with other years’ have...

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