ATLANTA – The government's latest figures show swine flu is widespread across the country and increasing in almost every state. It's now caused at least 95 children's deaths since April.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the new tally Friday morning.
Forty-six states now have widespread flu activity. The only states without widespread flu are Connecticut, Hawaii, New Jersey and South Carolina.
There are at least two different types of flu causing illnesses now. Testing from about 5,000 patients suggests that nearly all of the flu cases are swine flu.
There were also 7 pediatric deaths, in addition to the 95, that were laboratory confirmed as influenza, but where the flu virus subtype was not determined, according to the CDC.
On the Net:
CDC swine flu update: http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/update.htm
The Associated Press contributed to this article.