CDC Flu Data
Report estimates flu illnesses and hospitalizations prevented by vaccination last season
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CDC Influenza Application
for Clinicians and Health Care Professionals
Influenza Surveillance Data the Way You Want it!
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Flu activity is low in the United States, but some flu illness is still being reported. CDC recommends that vaccination efforts continue as long as flu viruses are spreading. And remember that flu antiviral drugs are a second line of defense to treat flu illness. People athigh risk of serious flu illness should call a health care provider if they get flu symptoms.
What You Should Know for the 2013-2014 Season
- When did flu activity peak?
- Who was most severely impacted by flu this season?
- Are new flu viruses circulating this season?
- How well is the vaccine working this season?
April 10, 2014 -- CDC continues to recommend the use of the neuraminidase inhibitor antiviral drugs (oral oseltamivir and inhaled zanamivir) as an important adjunct to influenza vaccination in the treatment of influenza. CDC's current influenza antiviral recommendations are available on theCDC website and are based on all available data, including the most recent Cochrane report, about the benefits of antiviral drugs in treating influenza.