Influenza Activity is Increasing

By Newsroom America Feeds at 22 Dec 2017

Its not yet possible to say how severe the season will be or if H3N2 will continue to predominate. 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 (Dec 10-Dec 16), seasonal influenza activity increased sharply in the United States. Ten states (AL, AR, AK, KY, LA, MS, NV, OK, SC & TX) experienced high Influenza Like Illness (ILI) activity levels. Puerto Rico and eight states (CA, GA, IL, KS, MI, NE, OR, WV) experienced moderate ILI activity.

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Influenza Activity Increasing https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6648a2.htm?s_cid=mm6648a2_w

Influenza Activity Increasing

According to CDC's recent MMWR, influenza A(H3N2) viruses have been predominant in the United States this season. In the past, H3N2-predominant seasons have been associated with greater severity, especially among young children and older adults. Flu is difficult to predict.It's not yet possible to say how severe the season will be or if H3N2 will continue to predominate.

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Continue Flu Vaccination Efforts

Flu activity is expected to continue to increase in the coming weeks. While seasonal flu outbreaks can happen as early as October, influenza usually peaks between December and February, and significant flu activity can occur as late as May.Learn how you can continue to fight flu https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/index.html this season.

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