As of May, about 7.1 million Americans have signed up to receive the flu vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The flu is also getting more popular, as more people are choosing to get it, the CDC reported.
The vaccine’s popularity is being driven in part by the resurgence of the pandemic and the pandemics response, the FDA said.
In the U.-S.
flu season, the number of confirmed cases increased to 3,988 from 2,826 in April.
That’s an average of 1,634 cases per day, compared to a decrease of 1 per day during the first quarter of this year.
The number of deaths among Americans in the flu season rose to 9,664, from 8,622 in April, the agency said.