Federal health officials believe flu season will be coming to a close within the next few weeks.
Officials feel this is year has similarities with the last few years, with the H3N2 virus being the most prevalent, however this year, the virus affected middle-aged people the most.
According to officials of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu is declining rapidly, but it is still out there.
During flu season, complications such as pneumonia, send more than 200,000 Americans to the hospital.
The CDC says death rates have gone as high as 49,000, and this year, they reported 72 child deaths due to flu complications.