The latest flu report shows a slight uptick in rates of flu-like illness as compared to the last weekly report. The worst of flu season is likely yet to come, which is all the more reason to get vaccinated now. Year in and year out, the simplest …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, December 5, 2014
This week’s flu report shows a slight increase in rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts, as compared to last week’s report. Flu season typically doesn’t peak in Massachusetts until February or even mid-March. So there is still plenty of time to protect yourself from flu by …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, November 28, 2014
This week’s flu report indicates that rates of flu-like illness remained relatively stable as compared to last week’s numbers. It’s safe to say that we’ll see these rates rise in the coming weeks and months – and with the holiday season approaching, now’s a great time …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, November 21, 2014
The latest weekly flu report shows an increase in the rate of flu-like illness in Massachusetts over the past seven days. This is to be expected at this time of year in New England, and it’s a great reminder that if you haven’t gotten vaccinated yet, there …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, November 14, 2014
This week’s flu report shows a slight increase in the rate of flu-like illness in the state. We can expect these numbers to rise as flu season gets underway, so there is no time like the present to get vaccinated against the flu – it’s the …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, November 7, 2014
Welcome to the “Flu Facts” section of the Department of Public Health blog. Every week from now until the end of flu season, you’ll see the latest weekly data on the impact of influenza in Massachusetts. The weekly report is designed to provide a snapshot …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, October 31, 2014
Rates of flu-like illness continued their overall decline as flu season winds down in Massachusetts, according to the latest weekly flu report. This week marks the final edition of the Weekly Flu Report for the season. Here’s to a safe and fun summer, and we’ll …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, May 23, 2014
The latest weekly flu report shows that rates of flu-like illness ticked up slightly from the previous week. We can expect to see fluctuations like this in the coming weeks as we head further into spring.
This week’s flu report shows that while we are still at widespread activity, the number of reported flu cases has been going down the last three weeks.
Rates of flu-like illness declined slightly in Massachusetts over the course of the past week. Full details can be found in the latest Weekly Flu Report, here.