This is the worst flu season in a decade. If you’re like millions of Americans across the country, you or someone you know has already suffered from the flu this season. Flu activity is currently widespread in all of the continental United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza activity has increased significantly over recent weeks and seems to be peaking earlier than normal. Anyone can get the flu – even healthy people – and serious problems related to the flu can happen at any age.
Here are some tips to prevent spreading the disease: