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Little Rock, AR                                                                                               Philadelphia, PA
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A good week everywhere except Little Rock which continues to show a death rate significantly over its normal.  Report this week from Wyoming saying the state death toll for 2015 is 26, 4 times higher than a normal rate of 6.5 deaths per year. 
Reported based on CDC Weekly reported numbers
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Exceedingly high death levels for 10 of the first 13 weeks of 2015.
Little Rock, AR

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P&I Deaths  = 10
Average = 3.53
St Devs = 2.50
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Little Rock is seeing repeated higher than normal numbers for Pneumonia and Influenza deaths. The duration of the excess deaths is of note and certainly points to some factor of concern being present.  Weather, changes to handling of shelter populations, or perhaps reporting changes could be causing the 6  consecutive weeks of deaths more than 2.5 standard deviations above normal for this time of year. 
 

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Visitors to the Flu Activity page receive reported deaths and deaths attributed to Pneumonia and Influenza and these numbers are compared to the historical numbers for the time of year.  Cities with values significantly above their average are reported as well as cities that did not report for a week. 

The Flu Severity Tracker product is disseminated year round on our website. The system utilizes data provided by the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC).  Our database spans 19 years (and growing) of weekly data for the 122 cities monitored in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.  The Flu Severity Tracker's intent is to provide a brief and straightforward summary of the available data to allow individuals and organizations to easily assess the current situation.