Where Did Last Year’s Flu Season Go

In Influenza Vaccine News by Influenza Vaccine

In the USA during Week #34 of the U.S. CDC influenza reporting period, about 1% of patient visits reported through the Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network (ILINet) were due to influenza-like illness (ILI). 
This percentage reported on August 28, 2020, is below the national baseline of 2.4%.
Additionally, based on the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) mortality surveillance data, 6.2% of the deaths occurring during the week ending August 22, 2020 (Week #34) were due to Pneumonia and Influenza (P&I).

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