California is one of 30 states with a high incidence of influenza-like illnesses, according to the federal Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
In Riverside County, the flu is not quite as widespread.
"The Tucson Medical Center emergency department is now experiencing a 10 percent increase in patient volume over the previous year", said hospital spokesman Jim Marten, when asked about how flu cases were affecting the hospital.
In cases of those with flu-like symptoms, the department says they have over 10,000 unconfirmed cases.
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The child was between ages of 5 and 17.
Nationally, there have been 12 pediatric deaths from the flu.
"This is the time of year where there's an increase in viral illnesses generally speaking, so it's really important to remind people to wash your hands, and make sure you cover your cough".
Experts said flu season in Southwest Florida ends around April.
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Since September 1st, more than 600 people have been hospitalized in Oklahoma with the flu and 13 have died.
She also stressed the importance of staying home instead of going into work if you're sick, for your own protection and the protection of others. Marten said. "Patients experiencing acute symptoms should seek treatment at the nearest emergency department".
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