NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Flu cases across the United States have increased rapidly across the United States according to the CDC.
Seven states reported regional activity including Tennessee.
The percentage of patients with Influenza-like illness (ILI) reported in Week 44 was 2.15% as compared to 1.87% in Week 43.
There have been 12 out of 95 Tennessee counties that have had at least one confirmed influenza-positive result in recent weeks.
The CDC urges everyone to get vaccinated as the illness spreads rapidly this season.