- Flu activity is low in the United States.
- Vaccine for the 2017-2018 flu season has been updated to better match circulating flu viruses.
- CDC recommends vaccination with an injectable flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older before the end of October, if possible.
- CDC guidance for the 2017-2018 influenza season has been published.
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.
The 2016-2017 flu season is over. Flu activity is low in the U.S.
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- Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report Friday, September 22, 2017
- 2017-2018 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations Friday, September 22, 2017
- Flu Vaccination & Possible Safety Signal Wednesday, September 13, 2017
- Update: Increase in Human Infections with Novel Asian Lineage Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Viruses During the Fifth Epidemic - China, October 1, 2016-August 7, 2017 Thursday, September 07, 2017
- Page last reviewed: September 8, 2017
- Page last updated: September 11, 2017
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
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