Explore flu trends - United States

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Estimates were made using a model that proved accurate when compared to historic official flu activity data. Data current through October 22, 2014.Experimental estimates were made using a model that has not been compared to historic official flu activity data. Data current through October 22, 2014.

Fight influenza

CDC urges you to take these steps to protect yourself and others from the flu:

  1. Get vaccinated against flu – it’s your best defense.
  2. Cover your cough, wash hands often.
  3. Take antiviral drugs if your doctor recommends them.

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