Pneumonia and Influenza Hospitalization and Death Tracking: The Aggregate Hospitalization and Death Reporting Activity (AHDRA) system was implemented on August 30, 2009, and replaces the weekly report of laboratory confirmed 2009 H1N1-related hospitalizations and deaths that began in April 2009. Jurisdictions report to CDC the number of hospitalizations and deaths resulting from all types or subtypes of influenza, not just those associated with 2009 H1N1. Counts were reset to zero on August 30, 2009. From August 30, 2009 March 27, 2010, 41,689 laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations and 2,096 laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated deaths were reported to CDC. CDC - Seasonal Influenza (Flu) - Weekly Report: Influenza Summary Update Average annual death rate from flu: 56,000. Not too worry, the government is already ramping up to save you from the next flu to end all of us flus.