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Influenza activity has been decreasing in recent weeks, but remains elevated in the United States, according to the CDC.
In the March 15, 2019 FluView update, the CDC reported a slight decrease in the percentage of respiratory specimens testing positive for influenza viruses in clinical laboratories, from the previous week. According to the agency’s preliminary data, 97% of the 10,591 positive specimens indicated Influenza A viruses, and 2.8% of the positive specimens showed Influenza B. Nationally, of the influenza A viruses, H3N2 was reported more frequently than H1N1 in the last 3 weeks.