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Seasonal Flu Update


During Week 15 (April 9- April15 , 2017), 1.27% of Jefferson County, Alabama patient visits reported through ILINet were due to influenza-like illness (ILI) compared to 0.89% last year  (April 10- April 16, 2016). ILI is defined as: Temperature ≥100 °F  [37.8 °C] and a cough and/or a sore throat in the absence of a known cause other than influenza.%  of Patient Visits for ILI   =   Number of patient visits with ILI  / Number of patient visits

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