For Week #7 Flu & ILI Decreased Slightly with a Record Setting Number of Total Pediatric DeathsJenny Abercrombie
Although eyes are still focused on COVID-19, Flu activity remains a far greater threat to North America at this time. Flu activity decreased with hospitalizations for children & young adults higher than other recent flu seasons. Pediatric deaths total 105 for the season, with 13 of those deaths reported this week. Adult deaths are below the epidemic threshold. This season is considered a severe.