I'm going to get my flu shot in a few minutes, finally. Now everyone in our family will be up to speed.
I notice that compared to last year, this year (nationally) has been a piece of cake when it comes to flu activity.
I posted last December that as of 12/11/04 flu activity in the US was really gearing up:
If you recall there was a big shortage of vaccines and people were lining up in the rain and cold to get theirs.
Today, as of November 26 it's barely registering on the radar screens:
I don't know if it's better awareness, more people getting shots, kids getting misted or just luck of the draw. Whatever the reason, I hope it lasts.