CDC to Release New Flu Report

ABC News' Dr. Richard Besser discusses the worrisome flu activity in 22 states.
1:16 | 01/02/15

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And move on, we have information about the flu. The CDC will release information today. 32 states have high flu activity. And doctors are taking steps to protect themselves and their patients. Dr. Richard Besser is here to talk about this. What do you expect from the new CDC Numbers? It's like following ginger's weather maps, starts in the northeast, the midwest, spreads out from there. We will see high flu activity, the holiday vacation, people spread the flu. If you're experiencing symptoms, should you be going to seat doctor? That's people's natural inclinati inclination. But I don't want to see my waiting room filled up with people with flu. Doctors are practicing Te he medicine. I may be able to diagnosis you over the phone and treat you. But in a high risk group, over 65, children under 5, pregnant women, those with medical conditions. Call your doctor right away. Anti-flu medications only work in the first two days. This could be a particularly nasty flu season, it's not too late to get the flu shot. Thank you, over to you, Amy. Thank you. And now to the Georgia police

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