State's flu indicator at its lowest point in 2018

Mississippi's flu-like illness rate has dropped to its lowest point in 2018.

Posted: Mar. 9, 2018 7:03 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi's flu-like illness rate has dropped to its lowest point in 2018.

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The rate for the week ending March 3 comes in at 3.9 percent.

Just two weeks before that, the rate was at 7.8 percent.

Both are well below the season's peak at more than 12 percent during the Christmas-New Year's holiday period.

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