Widespread flu not just health concern
Health experts say the flu continues to spread fiercely across the United States, with 41 states reporting widespread activity including in Texas and New Mexico. However it's not just a health concern.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu that will cost employers and businesses big time. The CDC says the seasonal flu will cost businesses nearly 10-and-a-half billion dollars in direct costs for hospitalizations and outpatient visits for adults.