Special Report

How Bad Is the Flu Season in Every State?

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Ohio
> Flu-like illness activity level: Very High
> Flu-like symptoms in week ending Nov 26: 10.7% of 39,642 patients
> Flu activity baseline during offseason for Region 5: 2.5% of patients
> 65 and over population: 17.8% (19th highest)
> 5 and under population: 5.7% (23rd highest)

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Oklahoma
> Flu-like illness activity level: Very High
> Flu-like symptoms in week ending Nov 26: 6.7% of 19,734 patients
> Flu activity baseline during offseason for Region 6: 3.9% of patients
> 65 and over population: 16.2% (10th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 6.1% (9th highest)

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Oregon
> Flu-like illness activity level: Very High
> Flu-like symptoms in week ending Nov 26: 5.5% of 44,719 patients
> Flu activity baseline during offseason for Region 10: 1.8% of patients
> 65 and over population: 18.6% (11th highest)
> 5 and under population: 5.0% (6th lowest)

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Pennsylvania
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms in week ending Nov 26: 4.2% of 65,119 patients
> Flu activity baseline during offseason for Region 3: 2.1% of patients
> 65 and over population: 19.0% (9th highest)
> 5 and under population: 5.2% (12th lowest)

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Rhode Island
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms in week ending Nov 26: 3.5% of 11,496 patients
> Flu activity baseline during offseason for Region 1: 2.0% of patients
> 65 and over population: 18.3% (14th highest)
> 5 and under population: 4.8% (4th lowest)

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