Flu now widespread in 46 states; numbers drop in Louisville

Flu now widespread in 46 states; numbers drop in Louisville
About 4,800 people have died from the flu this year, according to the CDC. (Source: Pixabay)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Flu numbers have dropped in Louisville over the past week, but the illness is now widespread in 46 states, including in Kentucky and Indiana.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports roughly 10 million flu cases have been documented this season so far.

About 4,800 people have died and 32 of those have been children.

Three deaths linked to the flu have been reported in the Louisville area.

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