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CDC Flu Update: Activity Slowly Increasing

December 11, 2018

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity continues to increase slowly in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been at the national baseline for two consecutive weeks.

CDC Flu Update: Influenza A H1N1 Viruses Most Commonly Identified

October 29, 2018

According to this week’s FluView report, overall flu activity remains low nationally. While four states (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Dakota, and Oregon) are now reporting local flu activity; 42 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

CDC Flu Update: Activity Continues to be Sporadic

October 22, 2018

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity is low overall across the United States.  Forty states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands reported sporadic influenza activity and only Guam and two states reported local activity.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis in U.S. Children

October 19, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to receive reports of children with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare but serious condition. This condition is not new, but the increase in cases the CDC saw starting in 2014 is new.

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