Flu transmission levels very high in Washington, Idaho

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SPOKANE, Wash. — This year’s flu season has gotten off to a hot start.

According to data from the Department of Health for Washington and Idaho, flu transmission levels are high across both states.

In Washington, flu-like illness activity was very high, and there have been 13 confirmed deaths. In Idaho, most of the state has high flu activity.

The most common type of flu in both states is Influenza A.

According to the Influenza map from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most of the country is in a high to very high activity level.

You can read more about flu statistics for Washington here, and Idaho here.  You can check the CDC flu map here.

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