CDC: Flu cases at 15 million

February 3, 2020

Flu activity is up after declining in the first two weeks of the year according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC now estimates there are 15 million cases of the flu, 140,000 hospitalizations and 8,200 deaths this season.

More than half of positive flu tests are for in Americans under age 25. 

Only 12 percent involved adults age 65 and older. 

Read the report.

 

 

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