Today’s Infectious Disease News (10/29/22)

US Sees Most Flu Hospitalizations in Over a Decade

This month has been the worst October for flu Hospitalizations in more than a decade. More than 6,900 Americans have been hospitalized with influenza so far this season. Health officials warn that 2022/2023 could be the worst flu season in many years. Now is the time to get flu shot, since it take  2 weeks for your body to build immunity after getting vaccinated. Visit for more information and to find flu shot locations near you.

Full Story: Wall Street Journal, ABC News