Seth Wenig / AP

This year’s flu season is set to be as deadly as the 2009 pandemic that killed thousands of people in the U.S.

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Health officials in Connecticut say the flu epidemic will get worse before it gets better, and they’re taking steps to try to stop the virus from spreading.

Tony Dejak / AP

Connecticut public officials say that hospitalizations for the flu have been on the rise over the past five weeks.

Flu Season Past Peak But Not Over

Mar 27, 2017
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Flu season peaked in Connecticut in mid to late February, but the season is not over yet.

Alan Siniscalchi, with the Department of Public Health, says there have been 5,000 confirmed flu cases in the state so far. Fairfield County has the highest number with 1,600 flu cases.

Flu outbreak is widespread in Conn.

Jan 9, 2014

Connecticut’s Department of Public Health says the flu is widespread in the state.  So far, the state has seen 2 deaths and 142 hospitalizations this flu season.