Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The bad news: The flu has arrived

Thursday, January 17, 2019 by DANIELLE DERRICKSON in Local News

But the good news is you can still get the vaccine

If you’re feeling feverish, your nose is stuffy, your body aches and your throat is sore, it’s not just you.

The flu season is underway, and according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s spreading fast.

Symptoms include fever or feeling feverish/chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, fatigue, and sometimes vomiting or diarrhea.

According to the CDC’s weekly influenza report, high influenza activity levels are widespread across 14 states, including Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.