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Feeling Sick? DFW Ranks 7th in Nation for Flu Activity

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    Feeling Sick? DFW Ranks 7th in Nation for Flu Activity

    Texas has the most flu activity across the country, according to a new report just released by Walgreens. 

    The pharmacy chain released it's flu index for week ending December 23rd.

    The report tracks retail prescription data for antiviral medications used to treat influenza across Walgrees locations nationwide.

    You can see the full list broken down by states as well as markets below.

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    Top 10 States with Flu Activity

    1. Texas
    2. Arkansas
    3. Tennessee
    4. West Virginia
    5. Nebraska
    6. Iowa
    7. Idaho
    8. Missouri
    9. Oklahoma
    10. North Carolina

    Top 10 Markets with Flu Activity

    1. Tyler-Longview(Lufkin & Nacogdoches), Texas
    2. Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen, Texas
    3. Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
    4. Houston, Texas
    5. Waco-Temple-Bryan, Texas
    6. Corpus Christi, Texas
    7. Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas
    8. Little Rock-Pine Bluff, Ark.
    9. San Antonio, Texas
    10. Ft. Smith-Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Ark.

    You can view the interactive map from Walgreens HERE.

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