Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Flu Activity Decreasing

Across the United States, influenza activity continues to decrease, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For the week ending on Feb. 23, zero states reported high influenza-like illness activity. Outpatient visits attributed to flu-like illness has also decreased; the percentage is now down to 2.7.

The current total for flu-related deaths is 81 for this season compared to 34 deaths in the 2011-2012 season.

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