Forget "Call Me Maybe" and those endless "Gangnam Style" parodies. The most unpleasant viral trend of the year? The actual flu virus. The 2012-13 flu season in the U.S. is shaping up to be a particularly aggressive one. The severity of the nation's annual flu flare-up is about five weeks ahead of average, said Lyn Finelli of the Centers for Disease Control. The latest figures from the CDC show 29 states and New York City reporting high levels of flu activity. Our heart goes out to anyone struck down by the flu this season. We cannot provide you soup and Gatorade, but rest assured: We'll have you covered with cat videos and stories of human silliness to keep you entertained while you’re on the mend. [Source]
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