Download PDF Predictions and early indications from the CDC point to a bad influenza season. There are a couple of reasons why they are worried about this year being particularly challenging. The predominant strain circulating this year is Influenza A - H3N2, a strain that is not included in this year’s trivalent influenza vaccine. To learn what this means for EMS, download the PDF.
Download PDF The CDC sent out a health advisory on December 3, 2014 regarding the potential for a poor match between the circulating influenza strain and the vaccine. The CDC states that flu activity is low right now, but expects it to begin increasing as the winter wears on. Influenza A (H3N2) is the predominant strain seen so far this flu season. To learn what this means for EMS, download the PDF.