There is no vaccine shortage and no flu deaths have been reported in children.Arizona: Flu cases are increasing in Arizona but authorities aren't calling it a worse-than-usual season so far. Like many states, Arizona only tallies flu deaths in children; none have been reported so far this season.
The state Department of Public Health doesn't tally statewide flu cases but emergency departments have been busy treating patients with flu symptoms.
Arkansas: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that Arkansas is among a few states in the southeast in which flu cases spread less rapidly in the past week, but a state Health Department spokesman said it's too early to say cases have peaked there.
Nine people have died from the flu so far in Arkansas, including one child, California: Flu activity is on the rise in California, but the increase is not unexpected, state health officials said Friday.
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