Severe Flu Season Slams All But One State: CDC
FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The worst flu season in years is only getting worse, with 49 states now seeing widespread misery, U.S. health officials report.
"Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now," Dr. Daniel Jernigan, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's influenza division, said during a media briefing Friday. On a map of the United States tracking flu activity, "this is the first year that we have had the entire continental U.S. be the same color," he noted.
Only Hawaii and the District of Columbia have been spared widespread flu infection so far, according to the CDC.Full Article