Last Updated: 05/21/2018 07:22PM ET

The 2018 Flu Season is already considered one of the worst flu seasons in nearly 10 years, and is expected to last another 3 months, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Squaremouth’s Flu Season and Travel Insurance Information Center explains when travel insurance can cover travelers who are bed-ridden with the flu and forced to cancel their trip. This resource is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with answers to frequently asked questions, official provider position statements, travel alerts and notices, and other information as the storm develops.

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The 2018 flu season is considered to be the worst since 2009.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention expects this flu season to last another 11 to 13 weeks.

The flu outbreak has reached the entire U.S., and has been called an "epidemic" by the CDC.

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