Respiratory Disease Virus Flu Rising across United States

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The amount of respiratory illness (fever plus cough or sore throat) causing people to seek healthcare is elevated or increasing across most areas of the country.


Seasonal influenza activity is elevated and increasing in most parts of the country.


COVID-19 activity remains elevated overall and is increasing in many areas.


JN.1 is predicted to be the most prevalent SARS-CoV-2 lineage nationally.


RSV activity remains elevated in many areas of the country, though decreases have been observed in some areas.


Hospital bed occupancy and capacity, including within intensive care units, remain stable nationally.


Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 is the predominant influenza virus circulating although influenza A (H3N2) and influenza B viruses are also being reported.


Emergency department visits for COVID-19 are highest among infants and older adults.


Hospitalization rates for RSV remain elevated, particularly among young children and older adults.


Only 17.4% of adults 60+ report having received an RSV vaccine.