Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 21st, 2002
About 14% of the specimens sent to a nationwide network of labs tested positive for influenza in mid-January, up from 4% in early December, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.
The figure usually rises to at least 25% before flu season peaks, usually in February or March.
The good news is that 10 million doses of flu vaccine are still available in the United States. The CDC is urging health care providers to offer them through February, especially to the elderly and chronically...
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