CDC: Second wave of flu hits the Northeast
NEW YORK — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that a second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast, according to The Vancouver Sun.
While, just months ago, the flu season seemed to be winding down, health officials are reporting widespread flu-like illnesses in six states, including Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, New Jersey and New York, the article stated.
According to the article, officials from the CDC said this year’s flu season started in December and peaked by mid-January.
Most of this year’s cases were swine flu, the article noted.
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