TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Just when you thought you were out of the woods this flu season, some bad news is coming from the Centers for Disease Control.
It’s a grim prediction.
According to the CDC, the flu is likely to increase over the next few weeks.
Doctors at the CDC maintain there’s a 60 percent chance the flu season hasn’t even peaked just yet and the worst is yet to come.
Experts at Tampa General Hospital tell us flu season runs from Oct 1 through March 31.
For many, it seemed as though, compared to last year, this season was tame.
However, with this newest CDC outlook, how can families protect themselves? Is it too late to get a flu shot? Are the shots still effective?
Physicians tell us it’s definitely not too late to get a flu shot.
They encourage people to get a shot now in order to be protected, although it…