Flu

May 4, 2018
Experts from academia and government will discuss pandemic flu threats and preparedness during a seminar Monday at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, which will be livestreamed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The free event will commemorate the 100th anniversary…
Mar 23, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 93.5 per 100,000 people, although outpatient visits for flu-like illness continue to decline, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today. The flu hospitalization rate last month surpassed the rate at the end of the 2014-2015 flu…
Mar 16, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 89.9 per 100,000 people, although outpatient visits for flu-like illness peaked in early February and are on the decline, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today. Flu hospitalizations continue to surpass the rate at the end…
Mar 9, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 86.3 per 100,000 people, although outpatient visits for flu-like illness peaked in early February and are on the decline, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today. Flu hospitalizations continue to surpass the rate at the end…
Mar 2, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 81.7 per 100,000 people. It recently surpassed the rate at the end of the 2014-2015 flu season, another severe season when the H3N2 strain also predominated. H3N2 viruses are associated with more hospitalizations and deaths in older adults and young…
Feb 23, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 74.5 per 100,000 people, surpassing the rate at the end of the 2014-2015 flu season, another severe season when the H3N2 strain also predominated. H3N2 viruses are associated with more hospitalizations and deaths in older adults and young children. A…
Feb 16, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 67.9 per 100,000 people, the highest rate for this point in the year since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began enhanced surveillance of laboratory-confirmed flu hospitalizations during the H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009-2010. The H3N2…
Feb 9, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 59.9 per 100,000 people, the highest rate for this point in the year since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began enhanced surveillance of laboratory-confirmed flu hospitalizations during the H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009-2010. The H3N2…
Feb 6, 2018
Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will educate and update physicians, nurses and other clinicians on the 2017-2018 flu season during a webinar Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. ET. Hospitals are experiencing the busiest flu season since the H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009-2010. The H3N2…
Feb 2, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 51.4 per 100,000 people, the highest rate for this point in the year since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began enhanced surveillance of laboratory-confirmed flu hospitalizations during the H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009-2010, CDC Acting…