University of Minnesota. Driven to Discover.
Flu hospitalizations are also on the rise, with the highest levels in seniors, a pattern often seen in H3N2-dominant seasons.
More states are reporting their first cases and even deaths, but at the national level, flu levels remained low last week.
MSF says the outbreak is not over and calls for rapid response teams for hot spots.
Canada, Britain announce enhanced screening, as officials in Spain probe how a health worker was infected.
A late-season "flu B" surge serves as a reminder that it can be severe in adults, as a recent study shows.
US flu activity continues a slow decline, similar to Canada, while Europe shows mixed activity.
The CDC said flu is still hitting some states hard, but overall the disease continues to decline.
Some influenza markers are down, others up, and regions are seeing widely varying case levels.
Influenza activity in the United States edged slightly higher during Thanksgiving week.
Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.
Sign up now»
Unrestricted financial support provided by
Grant support for ASP provided by
CIDRAP - Center for Infectious Disease Research and PolicyOffice of the Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
© 2019 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.