2018 Flu Season: Why It’s So Bad and How To Avoid It

This year’s flu season is one of the harshest the US has seen in recent years. According to the CDC, a record number of people - 14,676 - have been hospitalized with the flu since October, the beginning of the flu season. And there are no signs the spread and severity of the flu will be lessening soon. In Oklahoma, 3,000 people have been hospitalized due to the illness, with 129 dying. That’s one number shy of meeting last year’s number of 130, which set the state’s death toll record.                    ...
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