Flu season is upon us and already garnering a lot of attention as there have been more cases reported according to the CDC. The CDC’s website has a section called “FluView” which has up to date information regarding influenza and national trends in confirmed cases, mortality, etc. Also, there seems to be more H3 subtypes of the influenza virus versus H1 which is associated with higher mortality and more hospitalizations. As reported in an earlier blog post, this year’s vaccine does not protect well against many H3 subtypes.
Check out the CDC’s website and FluView for the most up to date information regarding influenza!