Boiron reports illness levels rise 6.4%

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. — Nearly 39 million people are feeling the effects of cold and flu as illness levels continue to climb across the nation, Boiron reported Friday.

The latest figures reflect an increase of 6.4% from last week. Some of the most prevalent indications are fever (10.8%) and influenza-like symptoms, such as chills, body aches and headache (22.2%).

Boiron is tracking the latest levels of cough, cold and flu in 150 markets across the county via SDI (Surveillance Data Inc.), the nation's largest weekly illness tracking service. The homeopathic manufacturer hosts the latest up-to-date information here.

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