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Alabama flu outbreak declared emergency: Schools close, hospitals reschedule surgeries

Matt Boster

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Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jan 12 2018 7:28 AM

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has issued a State Public Health Emergency as the flu continues to ravage the state, causing school closings and over-filled hospitals.

The outbreak has already caused one Birmingham-area school, Briarwood Christian School, to close due to a large number of students and teachers with the flu. 

Emergency departments and outpatient clinics are also seeing very high volumes of patients. At this time, this is not a pandemic flu situation, but a major seasonal flu situation, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. 

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