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- The proportion of visits to doctors for influenza-like illness (ILI) is above the national baseline. Eight states are now reporting high flu activity: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. This is double the number of states that reported high ILI activity the previous week.
- Overall, influenza activity is being reported widely across much of the United States. Eighteen states reported widespread geographic influenza activity for the week of December 2-8, 2012. During the previous week, only 8 states reported widespread activity.