A late flu outbreak is about to hit hard, CDC warns

A late flu outbreak is about to hit hard, CDC warns: 'Mild' season is turning rampant as a deadly secondary virus emerges 1 in 20 doctor visits last week were for the flu - a very high rate for this time of year Flu rates are now high in 33 states, with around 19,000 confirmed deaths, including 158 children  Until now, the dominant strain has been H1N1, but more and more cases are being caused by the more aggressive H3N2 

By Mia De Graaf Health Editor For Dailymail.com

Published: 22:26 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 22:26 GMT, 1 March 2019


This flu season seemed incredibly mild compared to last year's.

In 2017-2018, more than 80,000 Americans - more fatalities in a few months than the entire death toll from the Vietnam war. 

Most of those happened in the first three months, leveling

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