This #fluseason, laboratories have tested more than 30,000 flu viruses through Feb 2, 2019. To date, more than 97% tested positive for Influenza A. Get the latest flu information here: https://t.co/To4m34xyeh
CDC #flu activity summary reports adults 65 years and older have the highest flu hospitalization rate so far this season. If you are 65+ and become sick with flu symptoms, talk to your health care provider right away.
CDC estimates #flu has caused as many as 18 million illnesses so far this season. With weeks more of flu activity expected, it’s important to protect yourself and your family from this disease. Get your #fluvaccinevaccine today.
#FluFactFriday : Flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses, but are caused by different viruses. Telling the difference between them is difficult based on symptoms alone, but can be done by lab testing.https://t.co/GX6XcdEVqS
Flu activity is widespread in most of the U.S. It is not possible to say when #flu season will end, and significant flu activity is likely to continue for several more weeks. Latest flu activity update: https://t.co/To4m34xyeh
Today begins National Influenza Vaccination Week. This #NIVW we're highlighting how #fluvaccine is the most important step to #fightflu. Flu vaccination has been shown to prevent illness, hospitalizations & can even be life-saving for children. Learn more: https://t.co/ZkyFcD6rBV
New CDC study shows last season’s #fluvaccines (2017-2018) prevented more than 7 million flu illnesses, 109,000 flu hospitalizations, 8,000 flu deaths. Protect yourself and your family with a flu vaccine: https://t.co/aZEtCW9aL8
Influenza A (H3N2)-predominant seasons are often associated with more severe illness, especially in people 65+ and young children. #Flu antiviral medications are the only drugs approved to treat flu infection. https://t.co/eCUUhfHuME
#TBT : Before#1918Flu , life expectancy in the U.S. was 48.4 years for men and 54.0 years for women. The 1918 pandemic dropped the average U.S. life expectancy by about 12 years, to 36.6 years for men and 42.2 years for women.https://t.co/cUlBopOxSl