- Flu activity is widespread in most of the United States.
- CDC Q&A on flu vaccine effectiveness this season.
- Find information about supply of flu antiviral drugs.
- People who are very sick or who are at high risk of serious flu complications & get flu symptoms should be treated with antiviral drugs as soon as possible.
- Get vaccinated if you haven’t yet. There are still weeks of flu activity to come.
Everyone 6 months & older should receive a yearly flu vaccine.
Flu can cause mild to severe illness. Learn the symptoms of flu.
Prescription medications called antiviral drugs can be used to treat flu.
During week 2 (Jan 7-13), flu activity sharply increased in the U.S.
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- Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report Friday, January 19, 2018
- Transcript for CDC Update on Widespread Flu Activity Tuesday, January 16, 2018
- Update: Antiviral Drug Supply Tuesday, January 09, 2018
- Health Advisory: Seasonal Influenza A(H3N2) Activity and Antiviral Treatment of Patients with Influenza Thursday, December 28, 2017
- Page last reviewed: January 19, 2018
- Page last updated: January 19, 2018
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
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