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.
Laboratory confirmed flu activity as reported by clinical laboratories remains low.
Learn about flu season and get answers to questions.
Find information about current and past flu seasons.
Understand who is at higher risk of flu.
Reports on Flu Vaccination Coverage and Utilization
Find resources to promote flu prevention.
Learn what CDC recommends this season.
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Learn the differences between Flu and COVID-19.
- CDC Reports Eighth and Ninth U.S. Human Infections with a Variant Flu Virus for 2020-2021 Influenza Season Friday, September 10, 2021
- CDC Program Engages Partners to Promote Vaccine Equity Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups Friday, September 10, 2021
- Early flu antiviral treatment can shorten hospital stays in children with flu, new CDC study shows Wednesday, September 1, 2021
- Summary: 'Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)—United States, 2021-22' Thursday, August 26, 2021
- Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions: 2021-2022 Season Thursday, August 26, 2021