CDC: Flu Rates Rise to 5.6%

The rate of influenza-like illness is elevated in many areas of the U.S., according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The rate of people seeing a healthcare provider for flu-like illness has been elevated for four consecutive weeks, rising from 2.8 percent to 5.6 percent, according to the release.

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