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CDC says flu activity is at its lowest in years

Posted at 12:05 PM, Feb 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-18 16:44:03-05

Flu activity is at its lowest in years.

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention says it hasn't been this low since they started collecting data in 2005.

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In the first week of February, just four people tested positive for flu.

The CDC says only 189 tests submitted to its surveillance program have come back positive this season.

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The agency says it's possible coronavirus mitigation efforts have kept the virus at bay.