This flu season, hospitalization rates have surpassed those in the winter of 2014 to 2015, when the vaccine was a poor match to the main bug. "The people who are likely to die are already in the hospital". The vast majority of deaths have been in adults over age 65.
In some cases, officials say the vaccine can prevent flu-related hospitalizations.
Schuchat said it's not uncommon for there to be second waves of Influenza B later in a season.
The season had been dominated by "A" strains, which are thought to cause more severe illness.
In past severe years, Schuchat said roughly 34 million Americans contracted the flu.
The kupuna at Lunalilo Home in Hawaii Kai have an array of activities during the day while staff has been vigilant about controlling infection with flu clinics and hand-washing before and after every meal.
"We saw a big demand from students this season from", LPN Nina Barker said.
Last week, 43 states had high patient traffic for the flu, up from 42, according to the CDC. OR and Hawaii are the two exceptions. In four cases health-care providers did not report a type.
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Schuchat added, "We don't know if we have hit the peak yet".
As for the severity of the flu season, "It's just week 11, there could be several more weeks of flu", Dr. Schuchat said.
The fifth week of flu season ended February 3 and the number of people who have gotten sick and who have died are still steadily on the rise.
Nationwide, 7.7 percent of patients visiting doctors last week were there due to influenza-like illness.
In Waterloo Region there have been 13 flu-related deaths this season. Overall, there are estimated to be as many as 56,000 deaths linked to the flu during a bad year.
"We've seen more deaths than we've seen maybe ever in a particular season", said Dr. Randall Todd, of the Washoe County Health District. We need to "keep being vigilant", she said.
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"The commercial supply is there", she said so dipping into the strategic national stockpile is not necessary.
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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least some Israeli missiles hit military targets near Damascus. The increased in attacks has made a "mockery" of the "so-called "de-escalation zones", according to Mr.
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