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Flu inching up in state and county

Widespread activity was reported in 25 states last week, including Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.  Missouri and Iowa reported regional outbreaks according to the CDC’s weekly flu advisory report, covering the week ending Dec. 28.  
“Widespread” means that more than 50% of geographic regions in a state -- counties, for example -- are reporting flu activity. It addresses the spread of the flu, not its severity.
So far, “it’s a typical influenza season, if I can use that word,” Dr. Michael Jhung, a medical officer in the CDC’s flu division ...

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