CDC Reports on Influenza Activity in the United States During the 2017–18 Season and Composition of the 2018–19 Influenza Vaccine

Published: 06/11/2018

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

According to the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States 2017–18 influenza season (October 1, 2017–May 19, 2018) was a high severity season with high levels of outpatient clinic and emergency department visits for influenza-like illness (ILI), high influenza-related hospitalization rates, and elevated and geographically widespread influenza activity across the country for an extended period. Nationally, ILI activity began increasing in November, reaching an exten

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