According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 34 states are now reporting high flu activity.
That is an increase from 25 states last week. Iowa and Nebraska are two of the 34 states experiencing high flu activity.
In Iowa, the Department of Public Health lists influenza as "widespread" throughout the state. The IDPH says this season there's been over 6,000 Iowans hospitalized for the flu and 11 people have reportedly died due to flu-related symptoms.