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Strep continues to make the rounds in area children

CDC predicts another three to four weeks of flu activity, despite numbers in Huntsville already dwindling. CDC predicts another three to four weeks of flu activity, despite numbers in Huntsville already dwindling.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Lab results are in at Huntsville PediatricAssociates, and for the fourth straight week, strep throat is what's goingaround.

It is important to mention the office wasclosed for about three days last week due to the winter storm. Doctors tested111 children for strep throat. 29 of those tests came back positive.

Other test results are very low. Threechildren had walking pneumonia, one had RSV and two tests came back positivefor influenza.

Although pediatric cases are lower, the CDCpredicts another three to four weeks of flu activity.

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