Novel Influenza

Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report

Laboratory confirmed flu activity as reported by clinical laboratories continued to decrease; however, influenza-like illness activity increased.

Transcript for CDC Update on Flu Activity

Transcript for CDC Update on Flu Activity

Seasonal flu death estimate increases worldwide

According to new estimates published today, between 291,000 and 646,000 people worldwide die from seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses each year, higher than a previous estimate of 250,000

Update: Influenza Activity - United States and Worldwide, May 21-September 23, 2017

During May 21-September 23, 2017,* the United States experienced low-level seasonal influenza virus activity; however, beginning in early September, CDC received reports of a small number of localized

National Press Conference Kicks Off 2017-2018 Flu Vaccination Campaign

The 2017-2018 flu vaccination campaign kicks off with a national press conference that reviews 2016-2107 flu vaccination rates in the U.S. and encourages everyone 6 months and older to get a flu shot!

Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2018 southern hemisphere influenza season

Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2018 southern hemisphere influenza season

Flu Fighters

Every year individuals around the world work to study, track, and prevent flu. This page profiles these Flu Fighters and the work they are doing to contribute to flu prevention in the U.S. and around