Why the flu season is so bad this year

Millions of Americans are being infected by strains of the influenza virus this flu season, which is now the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track in the early 2000s. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created an interactive map that lets you see how the virus is progressing across … Continue reading “This 2018 flu map from the CDC shows the insane spread of the virus in every state” Millions of Americans are being infected by strains of the influenza virus this flu season, which is now the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track in the early 2000s. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created an interactive map that lets you see how the virus is progressing across the country by tracking activity estimates in each state. The color-coded map begins the season ending October 7, 2017, when local flu activity was reported in only two states—Colorado and South Carolina.Read Full Story

Why the flu season is so bad this year

This year's flu season has hit the United States hard, with nearly every state reporting widespread influenza activity in early January. In California, at least 42 people under the age of 65 ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Severe flu season slams all but one state: CDC

(HealthDay) The worst flu season in years is only getting worse, with 49 states now seeing widespread misery, U.S. health officials report.

Sat 13 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the flu season appears to be peaking.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

No, it's not too late to get a flu shot

Is it too late to get a flu shot?

Mon 8 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

What Makes This Flu Season So Bad

A dangerous strain paired with less effective vaccines has created a dangerous recipe for illness.

Thu 18 Jan 18 from National Geographic

Flu in U.S. now widespread but season may be peaking: CDC

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seasonal influenza is now widespread across the continental United States, causing severe illness and rising numbers of hospitalizations, but this year's outbreak may be ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Reuters

Why Is Flu Season So Bad This Year?

Flu season is off to an early and severe start, with rates of hospitalizations and deaths from flu higher than what's typical for this time of year.

Mon 8 Jan 18 from Livescience

This 2018 flu map from the CDC shows the insane spread of the virus in every state

Millions of Americans are being infected by strains of the influenza virus this flu season, which is now the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track in the early ...

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Fastcompany Tech

CDC: Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come

The number of people stricken by the flu continues to increase across the U.S., closing schools and filling hospitals, according to the CDC.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from WebMD

This Flu Season, Don't Forget About Tamiflu

(MedPage Today) -- With a less effective vaccine, antiviral drug is a good tool to fight flu

Fri 12 Jan 18 from MedPageToday

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