Flu season is an annually recurring time period characterized by the prevalence of outbreaks of Influenza (flu). The season occurs during the cold half of the year in each hemisphere.Influenza activity can sometimes be predicted and even tracked geographically.
While seasonal influenza (flu) viruses are detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter. The exact timing and duration of flu seasons can vary, but influenza activity often begins to increase in October.
Basic information about the 2016-2017 flu season - CDC
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According to the CDC, this year’s flu season is particularly bad, resulting in deaths. Here's why people are dying of the flu in 2018.
The 2017-2018 flu season has been an especially bad one. Consumer Reports explains why you should get the vaccine now if you haven't already, and what to do if you get the flu.
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Flu season in the U.S. may be especially bad for 2017-2018, doctors say based on data from Australia's flu season.
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The flu triggers the body's immune system to make cytokines, hormones that create “a whole cascade of killing,” said Saint Francis Hospital's Dr. Sandy Gibney.