The flu cases explode in Quebec

News 11 January, 2018
  • Hugo Duchaine

    Thursday, 11 January, 2018 01:00

    Thursday, 11 January, 2018 01:00

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    Cases of the flu have exploded in Quebec after the Holiday season, according to the authorities, which have seen the number of people with the flu almost double in a week.

    Nothing stops the flu virus this winter, who knows the beginning of the season, the more virulent the past two years. As of the date of last Saturday, the national public health Institute (INSPQ) has counted a little more than 1800 cases of flu. It is almost double that of the previous week, and five times more than before Christmas.

    If the influenza virus Has still two times more far than the one of influenza B, the latter remains abnormally high this early in the season. The INSPQ in account 617 case, as at the same date last year, there were 14.