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October 23, 2015

CDC Flu Update: Seasonal Influenza Activity is Low Across the United States

CDC Flu Update: Seasonal Influenza Activity is Low Across the United States

According to the most recent FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), overall seasonal influenza activity is low across the United States. CDC recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older. Getting vaccinated before flu activity begins is best.  For the week ending Oct. 24, 2015 the proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like illness (ILI) is 1.3% and remains below the national baseline (2.1%).

http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2015/11/cdc-flu-update-seasonal-influenza-activity-is-low-across-the-united-states.aspx

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