2016-2017 Flu Season Burden Estimates

By Newsroom America Feeds at 6 Apr 2018

CDC estimates that flu vaccination during the 201617 season prevented 5.29 million illnesses. 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 25 - 31), seasonal influenza activity decreased in the United States. Two states (Alaska and Virginia) experienced high Influenza Like Illness (ILI) activity levels.

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2016-2017 Flu Season Burden Estimates https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/2016-17.htm

2016-2017 Flu Season Burden Estimates

CDC estimates that influenza vaccination during the 20162017 influenza season prevented an estimated 5.29 million illnesses, 2.64 million medical visits, and 84,700 hospitalizations associated with influenza. CDC released a report underscoring the benefits and improvements needed in the current vaccination program.

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Webinar: Covering Flu Vaccine Costs

On April 11, 2018, the National Influenza Vaccination Disparities Partnership (NVIDP) is hosting a webinar on How to Cover the Costs of Vaccination https://events-na4.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/841425677/en/events/event/shared/1358911157/event_registration.html?sco-id=1451275642&_charset_=utf-8. This webinar will feature panelists discussing how to keep their flu outreach programs sustainable by using a variety of insurance and funding options to provide free or low-cost flu vaccines.

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