This year marks 100 years since the 1918 influenza pandemic, the most severe pandemic in recent history CDC https://www.cdc.govInfluenza (Flu)
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Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report https://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/index.htm#ILIMap
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report
CDC's Influenza Division produces a weekly influenza surveillance report, FluView. According to this week's report (March 18-24), seasonal influenza activity decreased in the United States. Four states still experienced high Influenza Like Illness (ILI) activity levels.
1918 Flu Pandemic Commemoration https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic-resources/1918-commemoration/index.htm
1918 Flu Pandemic Commemoration
This year marks 100 years since the 1918 influenza pandemic, the most severe pandemic in recent history. CDC will commemorate the 1918 pandemic with a series of events, exhibits, and communication activities in remembrance of the pandemic and to mark the progress made in pandemic flu preparedness and response.
Understanding Flu Viruses https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/viruses/types.htm https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/vaccineeffect.htm
Understanding Flu Viruses
There are two main types of influenza virus https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/viruses/index.htm: Types A and B. The influenza A and B viruses that routinely spread in people (human influenza viruses) are responsible for seasonal flu epidemics each year. Over the course of a flu season, different types (A & B) and subtypes (influenza A) of influenza circulate and cause illness.
#FluFact: Did you know flu viruses are named in part based on where and when they are originally collected? Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xQr6K
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