A CDC look at the different virus’s this season….
The numbers should be a surprise to most people….And the media?
Politico.…Updated 03/30/2020 3:25 PM EDT
The death rate has actually platuead with a slight rise….
According to CDC, this year’s flu season has led to at least 17 million medical visits and 370,000 hospitalizations. CDC found that the percentage of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness increased to 5.2% in the week ending on March 7, up from 5.1% the previous week. The national baseline for those visits is 2.4%.
CDC estimated that there have been at least 22,000 deaths related to the flu so far this season.