The 2020 Flu Season’s Delayed Start is Good News

In Influenza Vaccine News by Influenza Vaccine

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 1.2% of patient visits reported through the U.S. Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network were due to influenza-like illness (ILI) during week #42. 
This ILI percentage is well below the national baseline rate of 2.6%.
‘While outpatient ILI activity remains low, many people are accessing the healthcare system in alternative settings. Therefore, traditional healthcare providers are not seeing increased numbers of cases of ILI,’ says the CDC.

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