Flu cases on the rise in Canada despite expected fall
Michael Lee Writer
Published Saturday, May 21, 2022 11:25AM EDT

The federal government is reporting a sharp rise in influenza in recent months, at a time of the year when detected cases generally start to fall in Canada.

The government's latest FluWatch report says 2,121 laboratory detections of influenza, including 2,113 for influenza A and eight for influenza B, were reported during the week of May 8-14, most involving individuals under 45.

"The number of detections and the weekly percentage of tests positive for influenza have sharply increased since the beginning of April," the report says...