Our Area Ranks In Top 10 Nationwide For Severe Flu Cases

Tampa Bay Area Ranks In Top 10 Nationwide For Severe Flu Cases

Our area ranks in the top 10 nationwide for severe flu cases, a new report by DoctorsReport.com shows. The report lists 14 areas in the nation where the flu has been most severe using a database of doctor reported cases over the past seven days. Tampa Bay ranks 6th in the list for flu and 8th for a different category of influenza, "Flu A."

Locations are ranked on a severity scale, with 10 being the most severe and zero being the least severe.

The top metro areas for severe flu cases are:

  1. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, 9.5
  2. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, 9.5
  3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, 9.0
  4. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, 9.0
  5. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN, 8.0
  6. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, 7.5
  7. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, 7.0
  8. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, 7.0
  9. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, 6.5
  10. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA, 6.0

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