Walgreens Flu Index December report shows high influenza activity

The December Walgreens Flu Index report shows increased influenza activity compared with last month and last season for most states and markets. Nebraska and Tennessee had the most instances of influenza, according to the report. Many areas saw a spike in influenza cases around Thanksgiving and holiday travel periods.

The December Walgreens Flu Index report shows increased influenza activity compared with last month and last season for most states and markets. Nebraska and Tennessee had the most instances of influenza, according to the report. Many areas saw a spike in influenza cases around Thanksgiving and holiday travel periods. The Walgreens Flu Index is an online, interactive tool that was launched six influenza seasons ago to view influenza activity across markets and states in the United States. According to CDC, the best way to protect oneself and one's family against the virus is by getting vaccinated against influenza every season.