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Flu Activity Remains Sporadic

Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

The number of confirmed seasonal influenza cases in Iowa increased to seven, however the proportion of outpatient visits due to influenza-like illness decreased slightly to 0.19% according to the Influenza Surveillance Network. Two schools in the state reported 10% or greater absenteeism due to illness. Iowa’s influenza activity remains sporadic. One state in the nation, Mississippi, has a high influenza-like illness rate at this time, while Texas and Alabama have moderate activity.

For the complete Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network report click here.