- Flu activity in the U.S. is low now, but expected to pick up in the coming weeks.
CDC on Flu Vaccine:
- CDC’s vaccine recommendations for the 2018-2019 flu season are now available.
- CDC recommends yearly flu vaccination for people 6 months and older.
- Get a flu vaccine now!
- See how much 2018-2019 flu vaccine has been distributed.
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 44 (Oct 28-Nov 3, 2018), flu activity is at levels below baseline in the U.S.
Flu Vaccine Finder
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- Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report Friday, November 9, 2018
- Estimated Influenza Illnesses, Medical visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths in the United States — 2017–2018 influenza season Thursday, October 25, 2018
- Influenza A(H3N2) Variant Virus Outbreak at Three Fairs — Maryland, 2017 Thursday, October 25, 2018
- Final Influenza Vaccination Coverage Estimates for 2017–18 Season Thursday, October 25, 2018
- Estimates of Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Adults—United States, 2017–18 Flu Season Thursday, October 25, 2018
- Page last reviewed: November 13, 2018
- Page last updated: November 13, 2018
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
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