Early flu season could be upon us, CDC says
Federal officials say it’s the earliest flu season in nearly a decade.
Eight Oklahoma residents were reported hospitalized last week with influenza, according to state Health Department data released Thursday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports a nationwide significant increase in flu activity over the past two weeks, indicating an early flu season.
“This is the earliest regular flu season we’ve had in nearly a decade, since the 2003-04 flu season,” Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director of the CDC, said during a news conference this week....
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