Is the worst over for the season? Maybe. The rate of laboratory confirmed influenza cases dropped in the week ending Feb. in several regions of New York State, including the Buffalo area, as did the percent of weekly emergency department visits. But the positive signs weren t seen across .Flu activity is on the decrease for the first time in this fierce flu season, suggesting that the worst may be over, according to a federal health report released Friday. But the About . percent of all doctor visits were for fever, cough and other symptoms down from . percent from the previous week..With tens of thousands of patients flocking to hospitals and at least children dead, this year s flu season is shaping up to be the worst in nearly a decade and it s not over yet. At a time when experts hoped new cases would start tapering off, federal health officials said Friday that the number of patients .CDC officials aren t exactly sure why this season has been so severe, but most of the country has been hit by the flu at the same time, which officials said was unusual. Flu season began in October the average duration is weeks, but it can last up to weeks. The CDC said it continues to recommend flu .
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