Taiwanese public warned of rising flu threat during holiday: CDC

Want China Times
Date: 2015-04-04
By: CNA

Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned the public Friday to stay on the alert as

Children wear facial masks in Taiwan, March 2. (File photo/Chen Hsuan-yu)

Children wear facial masks in Taiwan, March 2. (File photo/Chen Hsuan-yu)

the seasonal flu could rise during the Tomb Sweeping Festival weekend April 3-6 as more people travel to visit their families or go on vacation.

Although the number of flu cases this year has been smaller compared with previous years, it could worsen during the holiday period, the CDC said.

Those planning to travel to the United States, Japan and Canada should pay particular attention to their personal hygiene due to flu outbreaks there, the agency said.     [FULL  STORY]

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