But they stressed that influenza, especially a pandemic, could hit several peaks in a single season. They said weeks or months more of disease could be expected.
"We are beginning to see some declines in flu activity around the country but there is still a lot of influenza," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Dr. Anne Schuchat told a news conference.
"It is still much greater than we would normally see this time of year."
Separately, a team at Quest Diagnostics analyzed 142,000 flu tests and found a similar pattern, with tests showing a decline in flu-like illness since October 27.
"The number of specimens that tested positive for 2009 H1N1 influenza dropped in all age groups since late October, with the exception of those 65 years of age and older," the company said in a statement...
PS:More fear mongering coming from the CDC..."but there is still A LOT OF INFLUENZA..."it is still MUCH GREATER THAN WE WOULD NORMALLY SEE this time of year...."
As in the days of Noah...