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Flu activity declines in Va., but still widespread

Monday - 2/18/2013, 2:31pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Flu activity has declined in Virginia but it remains widespread.

The most recent state flu surveillance report shows less than 4 percent of outpatient visits were for flu-like illness. That's down from 7 percent to 10 percent of outpatient visits about six weeks ago.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( ) reports that flu activity has been widespread in Virginia for nine weeks.


Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch,

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