Little Rock, AR. Something serious is occurring there with another week of excessive Flu and Pneumonia deaths showing 5.7 standard deviations over normal. Two TV stations, a newspaper, CNN, and the AP have been contact but don't seem to understand the issues.
Little Rock suffers ~ 66 P&I deaths to this date yearly. So far 241 deaths in 2015.
In the United Kingdom the government lists catastrophic terrorist attack and pandemic flu as the most potentially damaging/dangerous events.
Little Rock, AR
Residents should be concerned, highest death total to this week in the last 20 years, 200% higher death totals from P&I than the previous high year. Total deaths so far this year are 2053, 544 over the 20 year average of 1509.
Please click the following link to connect directly to the CDC data (be aware though that the CDC only makes the current year data available) CDC Data, Little Rock 2015
Little Rock, AR
P&I Deaths = 19
Average = 3.24
St Devs = 5.72
Comments on Little Rock
Little Rock is at critical levels. Residents and at risk persons should take extra precautions. Attempts to contact media outlets are underway.
P&I Deaths = 17
Average = 5.87
St Devs = 3.83
Comments on Tacoma
First week for Tacoma. Heightened activity this season especially in Little Rock bears watching.
P&I Deaths = 6
Average = 1.98
St Devs = 2.54
Comments on Norfolk
First Week now. With the situation in Little Rock there bears watching.
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