In the Wake of the Deadliest Flu Season in Recent History, CDC Urges Public to Take Action
Over 700,000 people were estimated to have been admitted to the hospital during the 2017-18 flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Network. What’s even more alarming is the fact that epidemic levels of influenza or pneumonia persisted for 16 consecutive weeks. The 2017-18 flu season was the first flu season to be classified as high severity across all age groups.
Due to last year’s deadly consequences