2018 flu season appears to hit deadly peak - CBS News

CBS News| Fri Jan 12 10:00:18 EST 2018
This year's flu season has been dominated by a particularly nasty bug, and health officials say it has now reached almost every corner of the country. In a press conference on Friday morning, the CDC says flu season appears to be peaking. "Flu is everywhere in the United States right now," said Dan Jernigan, M.D., Captain of U.S. Public Health Service and Director of the Influenza Division at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. "There's lots of flu in lots of places." Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii. It has reached epidemic levels, which it does every year, Jernigan said. But while experts say the flu season may have reached its peak, they warn i..

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