In U.S. Flu season is ramping up as we head into the winter months.
The CDC says 6 million flu cases have been confirmed in the U.S. so far, with 29,000 deaths and 53,000 hospitalizations.
The federal health agency said, that the cumulative hospitalization rate is the highest it’s been at this point in the flu season since 2010-2011.
This year’s flu season began earlier than normal.
Flu season typically starts in October and ends around May, with a peak in December or January.
The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an annual flu shot.
Have you gotten sick yet this year? Where do you typically get your flu shot?