Special Report

How Bad Is the Flu Season in Every State?

Thomas C. Frohlich
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46. Virginia
> Flu-like Illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 27): 4.3% of patients (out of 1,896,668)
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.9% of patients
> 65 and over population: 15.5% (11th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 5.9% (23rd lowest)

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47. Washington
> Flu-like Illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 27): 3.8% of patients (out of 367,366)
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.5% of patients
> 65 and over population: 15.4% (9th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 6.1% (16th highest)

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48. West Virginia
> Flu-like Illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 27): 2.4% of patients (out of 278,385)
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.9% of patients
> 65 and over population: 20.0% (3rd highest)
> 5 and under population: 5.2% (7th lowest)

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49. Wisconsin
> Flu-like Illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 27): 2.4% of patients (out of 471,934)
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.9% of patients
> 65 and over population: 17.0% (18th highest)
> 5 and under population: 5.7% (15th lowest)

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50. Wyoming
> Flu-like Illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 27): 2.4% of patients (out of 76,896)
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 2.7% of patients
> 65 and over population: 16.7% (23rd highest)
> 5 and under population: 6.1% (16th highest)

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