Flu season near peak in 43 states

The winter flu is considered “widespread’’ in 43 states, and experts say it is the deadliest season in at least six years.

A vile of the M-M-R Virus Vaccine at the Immunization Collaboration of Tarrant County in Fort Worth, Texas on August 30, 2013. The Immunization Collaboration offers low cost vaccines targeting hepatitis, the flu, chickenpox, measles, mumps and HPV amongst other illnesses.
A vile of the M-M-R Virus Vaccine at the Immunization Collaboration of Tarrant County in Fort Worth, Texas on August 30, 2013. The Immunization Collaboration offers low cost vaccines targeting hepatitis, the flu, chickenpox, measles, mumps and HPV amongst other illnesses.  Cooper Neill

The winter flu is considered “widespread’’ in 43 states, and experts say it is the deadliest season in at least six years. (CBS News)