Special Report

How Bad Is the Flu Season in Every State?

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26. Montana
> Flu-like illness activity level: Minimal
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 0.2% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.3% of patients
> 65 and over population: 17.6% (5th highest)
> 5 and under population: 7.1% (19th lowest)

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27. Nebraska
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 3.4% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.9% of patients
> 65 and over population: 15.0% (14th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 8.3% (6th highest)

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28. Nevada
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 1.8% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 2.4% of patients
> 65 and over population: 15.0% (17th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 7.4% (21st highest)

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29. New Hampshire
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 1.3% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.4% of patients
> 65 and over population: 17.0% (9th highest)
> 5 and under population: 5.9% (2nd lowest)

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30. New Jersey
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 3.9% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 3.1% of patients
> 65 and over population: 15.3% (22nd lowest)
> 5 and under population: 7.1% (17th lowest)

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