Influenza season showing signs of winding down in U.S.

CDC officials said Friday that fewer doctor's visits in the past week were for influenza-like symptoms than during the previous 2 weeks. In addition, the number of states reporting high patient activity for influenza dropped from 43 to 39.

CDC officials said Friday that fewer doctor's visits in the past week were for influenza-like symptoms than during the previous 2 weeks. In addition, the number of states reporting high patient activity for influenza dropped from 43 to 39. The officials said they are cautious about saying the influenza season has peaked; however, they noted the downward trend is encouraging.