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Canada Is Being Hit With One Of The Deadliest Flu Outbreaks In History

Worse than the swine flu!
Canada Is Being Hit With One Of The Deadliest Flu Outbreaks In History

This year, chances are that you or someone you know has been hit with the flu.

That's because according to Public Health Agency of Canada the flu is at peak levels across the country. 

READ ALSO: Winter Is Officially Cancelled In Montreal

There is a huge spike in people needing medical care, especially children.

3,000 people have been hospitalized including 500 kids, and there have been widespread infections in BC, Ontario, Quebec and P.E.I. 

And it's not just simple hospital visits, this flu season has been extremely deadly.

So far 130 people have died and another 258 required intensive care. It has been the worst flu outbreak since the 2009 swine flu. 

For help on how to avoid the flu or to know what to do if you have the flu, click here. 

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