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Weekly flu update: mild activity in most Central Florida counties

Weekly flu update: mild activity in most Central Florida counties

Flu is still active and widespread across the state, but the season has most likely reached its peak, according to the latest report from the state health department.  The majority of counties, including those in Central Florida, are reporting mild flu activity. Orange County, however, is still showing moderate (higher) activity. Flu activity is decreasing or at plateau in most counties.  Since the beginning of this flu season, deaths of three children have been associated with influenza. Also, nearly 4,300 adult deaths have been associated with pneumonia and influenza. Majority of the deaths have been in people 75 years or older. "While...

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