2017-2018 Flu Season Is Heaviest in Nearly a Decade

Last Updated: Feb 1, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) issued an influenza update on Jan. 31, 2018, saying that flu continues to be widespread in the U.S. and Pennsylvania. The 2017-2018 influenza season has been the heaviest in terms of cases reported per week since the 2009 pandemic.

The DOH’s update includes details on:

  • Influenza activity data
  • Vaccines
  • Prevention measures
  • Antiviral medications
  • Influenza reporting

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The advisory was shared with Pennsylvania physicians and others subscribed to receive PA Health Alert Network (PA-HAN) alerts.

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