Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US – Fox News

A push to get more individuals immunized versus influenza probably assisted, too, as did less individuals traveling, they say.Flu-related hospitalizations, nevertheless, are a small portion of where they would stand during even a very mild season, stated Brammer, who oversees the CDCs tracking of the virus.Flu death data for the whole U.S. population is tough to assemble rapidly, however CDC authorities keep a running count of deaths of kids. One pediatric influenza death has actually been reported so far this season, compared with 92 reported at the same point in last years influenza season. Theres merely not adequate data, she said.That also is challenging the planning of next seasons influenza vaccine.