Increased Flu Cases Force Visitor Restrictions At Lutheran General, Glenbrook
30 December, 2017, 00:07 | Author: Wilson Dawson
Experts believe peak flu season could come as early as next week. Anyone over 6 months should get a flu shot, except for those with documented severe reactions to prior vaccinations.
On Thursday, North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services reported the first death of a child from the flu. Adults can continue to spread the virus up to seven days, while children can spread it longer.
Earlier this week, County officials announced that more than 1,640 flu cases have been reported this season, compared to 451 cases reported at this time previous year.
"They're seeing that it's anywhere from 10 percent to 33 percent effective", she said, "so any time there's a mismatch between the vaccine and the circulating strain of the flu, you're going to see more cases". There were 289 positive influenza B cases tested as of December 23, more than five times the number seen at the end of 2016. Those who were vaccinated and still get the flu are "less likely to have the complications of pneumonia, having to be hospitalized and dying", said Schaffner.
The flu is already gripping 36 states and has killed at least 70 people in the USA, according to data released by the CDC on Friday.
Most of the illness and hospitalizations so far this season have been caused by influenza A (H3N2) viruses, the CDC reported Wednesday in an official advisory. "This is particularly important for pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions", said DPH Medical Director Dr. Awele Maduka-Ezeh.
Public Health will be conducting a statewide flu vaccine awareness campaign "Start 2018 Off On the Right Foot" beginning in January to educate the public and remind everyone it is not too late to get the flu vaccine.
In addition to getting the flu vaccine, practicing good hygiene such as washing hands, covering one's cough, and staying home when sick can prevent those around you from becoming ill.
The FBI has said McCabe did not start overseeing the Clinton investigation until his wife's state Senate campaign was over. "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits", Trump tweeted at 3:30 p.m .
The Prime Minister is to attend the oath-taking ceremony of the newly formed Council of Ministers of the Gujarat Government. Bhupendrasinh Manubha Chudasama, who won the Dholka constituency seat with a meagre margin of 350 votes, was sworn in.
Bass said: "The United States continues to stand with all Afghans in their pursuit of peace, security, and prosperity". An Afghan official says a roadside mine has exploded, killing six children in northern Balkh province.
Speaking after the hammering at Tottenham, Pellegrino said on leaving Van Dijk out, "We have to wait until January". Virgil van Dijk was absent again, and it seems like the club made another mistake in not selling him in the summer.
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Colder weather on the way
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It will be a very cold, white Christmas in Great Falls
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