Transcript for Trump evangelical advisor claims Jesus can protect from flu
We’ll get the newest on the lethal flu epidemic. So many harmful circumstances inclu together with a younger lady who caught a pressure, recovered then caught a harmful new one. Linsey has particulars. Already one of many worst on report. Pediatric deaths plaguing the nation, at the very least 53 kids have already died from flu-related sickness and so many others battling the flu. 11-year-old Mckenna Jones is combating for her life after collapsing throughout a basketball recreation. She simply actually fell over like a tree and it wasn’t a crumple. Reporter: The sixth grader was rushed to St. Louis kids’s hospital the place she examined optimistic for influenza B after recovering from one other pressure of the virus simply weeks earlier. One faculty district in Michigan shut down totally in an effort to fight the virus which has seen greater than 140 college students saved house. We’re making an attempt to scrub each space, every bit youngster can contact throughout the day. Reporter: This as hospitalizations soared nationwide. More than 14,000 thus far on this flu season which might final till might. Officials remind folks it is nonetheless not too late to get vaccinated. You cut back your probability of getting the flew by a couple of third in order that’s, you already know, not zero. Reporter: Many dad and mom nonetheless consider that the flu shot will truly provide the flu. The medical neighborhood is apprehensive about misconceptions like that and this one from Gloria Copeland, an adviser on the president’s evangelical board. Just preserve saying that I am going to by no means have the flu. I am going to by no means have the flu. Put phrases and inoculate your self with the phrase of god. The concern, this might derail dad and mom from getting their kids the vaccine. It’s having some ask her is the sickness a scarcity of religion. We’re now in week ten. Typically it lasts 11 to 20 weeks.
This transcript has been mechanically generated and is probably not 100% correct.