Most people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. CDC https://www.cdc.govInfluenza (Flu)
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Map: While current U.S. flu activity is low overall, localized influenza outbreaks have been reported. https://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/index.htm#ILIMap
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report
The CDC Influenza Division collects, compiles, and analyzes information on Influenza activity year-round in the US and produces FluView, a weekly influenza surveillance report. During week 19, ending May 13, flu activity decreased. While the 2016-2017 flu season has peaked, Arizona reported low influenza-like illness activity.
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Preventing Flu with Nonpharmaceutical Interventions
Nonpharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs) are actions, apart from getting vaccinated and taking medicine that people and communities can take to help slow the spread of illnesses, like pandemic influenza (flu) https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic-resources/index.htm. NPIs are also known as community mitigation strategies. Help your community be better prepared to respond during a pandemic with new community guidelines from CDC.
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When to Treat Influenza
Most people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If, however, you have symptoms of flu and are in a high risk group https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/high_risk.htm, or are very sick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4hez8534K8&feature=youtu.be or worried about your illness, contact your health care provider.
Not everyone with #flu will have a fever. Learn other common #flu symptoms: http://1.usa.gov/1kSk5Qr
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