Most active early flu season since 2003 already ‘wreaking havoc’ in US

The 2019-2020 flu season follows two straight unusually bad flu seasons. Unfortunately, two key indicators show this year could be more of the same.

First, “This season is off to an early start, earlier than any season this decade,” Dr. Bryan Lewis, professor at the University of Virginia, who works in a research partnership with AccuWeather, wrote in an email. “You have to go back to 2003 before you have as much active transmission in early December as we have now.”

Read more here: https://www.accuweather.com/en/health-wellness/most-active-flu-season-since-2003-is-already-wreaking-havoc-in-the-us/644427

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