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Several indicators show a downward trend, but deaths in kids have reached 68 and hospitalizations continue to climb.
Clinic visits for flulike illness drop a bit, but other major indicators rise.
Pediatric flu deaths have now reached 56, and activity is widespread nationwide.
Hospitalization rates are up, and 7 new deaths in kids are reported, raising the season total to 41.
Clinic visits for influenza-like illness increased from 4.3% to 4.8%, 6 more pediatric deaths were confirmed, and the H3N2 strain appears to be surging.
Flu is widespread in 47 states, and the CDC reports 4 more pediatric flu deaths.
The percentage of people visiting the doctor for influenza-like illness jumped from 3.3% to 3.8%, and hospitalization rates continue to climb.
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