DSN Special Report: Flu epidemic sweeps nation

The worst of the flu season may be over, at least for those on the East Coast. In a late morning press conference with reporters on Friday, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thomas Frieden said, "We are seeing a decrease in some regions." However, in many areas of the country, flu activity is still picking up steam.

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