CDC's FluView report showed that influenza activity so far this season has been moderately severe, with widespread activity reported in 46 states during the week ending Dec. 30, up from 36 states with widespread activity the previous week. CDC researchers also found that the flu hospitalization rate was nearly 14 per 100,000 people between October and December last year, compared with 5 per 100,000 people during the same time in 2016.
CDC reports moderately severe flu season
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