Special Report

How Bad Is the Flu Season in Every State?

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36. Oklahoma
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 5.0% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 4.2% of patients
> 65 and over population: 15.0% (16th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 8.1% (9th highest)

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37. Oregon
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 2.7% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.4% of patients
> 65 and over population: 16.8% (11th highest)
> 5 and under population: 6.9% (11th lowest)

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38. Pennsylvania
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 2.0% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 2.0% of patients
> 65 and over population: 17.4% (7th highest)
> 5 and under population: 6.7% (9th lowest)

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39. Rhode Island
> 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): 1.4% of patients
> 65 and over population: 16.5% (13th highest)
> 5 and under population: 6.2% (4th lowest)

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40. South Carolina
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Feb 3): 5.6% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.9% of patients
> 65 and over population: 16.7% (12th highest)
> 5 and under population: 7.0% (16th lowest)