More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.
Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.
The Washington state Health Department says the state has had 34 lab-confirmed flu deaths so far this flu season — up 28 from last week.
The state Department of Health says the flu is now widespread in Washington, meaning it is in more than half of communities. Previously it had been considered a regional problem.