Polk Doctors Report Unexpected Late-Season Flu Levels

Polk County doctors and health organizations say they are seeing an unexpected and unseasonal rise in flu and other respiratory viruses, News Channel 8 reports. Polk is one of two Florida counties reporting “moderate flu activity” for the last week in April, and patients are having trouble finding Tamiflu, the station reports. Physicians recommend flu shots for those who have not received one this flu season. | Florida DOH flu summary |