- Flu activity nationally is elevated.
- CDC estimates flu cases, medical visits and hospitalizations this season.
CDC on Flu Treatment:
- Antiviral drugs can treat flu illness.
- CDC recommends early antiviral treatment in people with flu symptoms who are 65 years and older or otherwise at high risk of developing serious flu illness.
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 10 (Mar 3-9), flu activity remained elevated in the U.S.
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- Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report Friday, March 15, 2019
- Less flu disease and a flu program in every country by 2030, WHO says Friday, March 15, 2019
- Influenza Outbreak in Laos Hill Tribes Halted with Quick Response and Regional Support Wednesday, March 6, 2019
- Update: Influenza Activity — United States, September 30, 2018–February 2, 2019 Friday, February 15, 2019
- Interim Estimates of 2018–19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, February 2019 Friday, February 15, 2019
- Page last reviewed: March 8, 2019
- Page last updated: March 8, 2019
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