November 25, 2015 admin

Pray Against the Rise of Sicknesses

  • Influenza activity has increased in this past month in the United States. Already this month, there have been two influenza-related deaths in central Iowa. According to the Center of Disease Control, there are more than 3 million cases of influenza each year. Of those cases, 200,000 people are hospitalized. Within the past 40-year period, the annual estimates of flu-associated deaths range from a low of about 3,000 to a high of about 49,000 people.
  • According to the CDC, the E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants has now caused 45 cases of illness across six states; sixteen of those ill individuals have been hospitalized. The first reported cases became ill on October 19. The youngest patient is 2 and the oldest is 94.