• ‘Flu is everywhere': CDC notes severe but not unprecedented activity

    One year ago - By Healio

    The rate of influenza-related hospitalizations in the United States nearly doubled in just 1 week as the country deals with a severe but not unprecedented influenza season that is being dominated by a strain associated with reduced vaccine effectiveness and serious illness, CDC officials said.
    “Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now. There's lots of flu in lots of places,” Daniel B. Jernigan, MD, MPH, director of the CDC's Influenza Division, said today in a teleconference.
    According to the most recent CDC data, there were 22.7 laboratory-confirmed hospitalizations
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  • CDC: Flu Season is Bad, But Not 'High Severity' Yet

    One year ago - By MedPageToday

    2017-2018 rates are below those from 2014-2015
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