via As flu spreads across Detroit area, U.S., hospitals ban young visitors

Influenza cases are raging nationwide, federal authorities say 20 children have died from the flu and 7% of senior deaths last month are blamed on this year’s virulent strain.

All of that prompted metro Detroit’s Beaumont hospital chain to take an unusual step Friday afternoon: banning visits from children under 13 until the flu season subside

via As flu spreads across Detroit area, U.S., hospitals ban young visitors

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