Number of Flu patients down 60%: CDC

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/02/02
By: Chang Ming-hsuan and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Feb. 2 (CNA) The number of people seeking emergency treatment with flu-like symptoms during this year’s Lunar New Year holiday was down 60 percent from the same period last year, mainly due to the government’s expanded vaccination campaign to combat influenza, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said on Thursday.

During the six-day holiday period, 24,450 people sought emergency treatment with flu-like symptoms, down from 56,358 last year, CDC statistics showed.    [FULL  STORY]

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