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Severe flu season results in out-of-stocks at retail

Severe flu season results in out-of-stocks at retail

This year’s flu season has been particularly severe, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting the highest rate of flu-like illnesses since 2009. It also reported the highest flu-hospitalization rate since 2010, when it started keeping records. Hospitalization rates have been that much higher because the principal strain, H3N2, causes more severe forms