CDC: Flu rates on the decline but still prevalent across 13 states

ATLANTA — While flu activity declined slightly from the week prior, incidence of influenza-like illness rates remained above the national baseline for the week ended Feb. 8, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday. 

Six states were still experiencing high ILI activity, including Arkansas, Connecticut, Kansas, New York, Oklahoma and Texas.

Seven states experienced moderate ILI activity, including Alabama, Delaware, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia.

Nineteen states and New York City experienced low ILI activity while 18 states experienced minimal ILI activity.

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