Special Report

How Bad Is the Flu Season in Every State?

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6. Colorado
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 1.7% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.3% of patients
> 65 and over population: 13.4% (5th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 7.2% (24th lowest)

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7. Connecticut
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 2.9% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.4% of patients
> 65 and over population: 16.1% (19th highest)
> 5 and under population: 6.2% (5th lowest)

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8. Delaware
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 0.7% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 2.0% of patients
> 65 and over population: 17.5% (6th highest)
> 5 and under population: 6.8% (10th lowest)

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9. Florida
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): Insufficient Data
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.9% of patients
> 65 and over population: 19.8% (the highest)
> 5 and under population: 6.5% (7th lowest)

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10. Georgia
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 5.7% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.9% of patients
> 65 and over population: 13.2% (4th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 7.6% (17th highest)