We are so busy reporting how many people are coming down with the nasty disease. I would rather see reports on how many people are surviving the disease.

I worry about how many people get sick, but I worry less when I know how many are surviving it.

Kristen Smith, Pinebluff

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Kent Misegades

It’s 99% from the last I heard. Pretty darned good! See the CDC’s FLUVIEW report for all influenza statistics.

Barbara Misiaszek

Actually Kent the Johns Hopkins site reflects a mortality rate approaching 4% right now. I do understand testing hasn't yet been accomplished nearly as much as is necessary,especially here in the U.S.and the numbers may come down. I certainly hope that is the case but time will tell.

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