Flus are not your run-of-the-mill colds, although the two share similar symptoms.
Experts expect the number of patients with flu-like symptoms in IL to increase within the next week, Hafiz said.
There are rising concerns about the flu as Arkansas hospitals and clinics fill up with patients testing positive.
The Indiana State Department of Health reports that flu activity is minimal, with only 2 reported deaths caused by Influeza.
Hafiz stressed the importance of getting vaccinated, especially to protect the young, old and those with medical conditions. As recently as, last week a 26-year-old West Virginia woman died from complications of the flu.
It's also wise to not attempt to self-diagnose - "Unless a doctor told you that you have the flu, you can not jump to that conclusion".
The flu was a holiday gift for many this year.
The government is to provide hepatitis A vaccines to infants starting next year, with about 200,000 children to benefit each year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
For example, people with egg allergies are assigned a specific egg-free vaccine, and so on.
Flu shots designed for babies and toddlers are expected to be available this week.
Doctors also recommend avoiding close contact with people who are sick, staying home if you get sick and covering your mouth and nose when you cough and sneeze.
Miller stated PHDM does have some idea of which viruses have been appearing most regularly during the current flu season.
This flu season, the CDC is only recommending the injectable flu vaccine, rather than the nasal spray.
During the 2016-17 flu season, the number of cases in Mohave County spiked from December 18 to December 31, 2016. The 2017 flu vaccine was created, to some extent, with such considerations in mind.
"If you start the treatment late, it will not work as well", he said. "It is a virus, and so you know, it can come it waves".
Even if vaccinated, there are more ways to prevent the spread of influenza. However, studies have found that there is no link between vaccines containing thimerosal and ASD. The most common side effects from the influenza vaccine are soreness, redness, or swelling at the site of the injection and, in some cases, a low-grade fever, headache or muscle ache. In short, prevention is always better than cure; the best defense against the flu is to get an annual flu shot. Usually these symptoms will occur within a few minutes to a few hours after the shot has been administered.
Getting the flu is clearly more than an inconvenience. Individuals with weak immune systems and healthy individuals are equally likely to catch the flu virus.
Flu vaccinesalso take up to two weeks to take effect, which means you are still vulnerable to contracting the virus during this window of time.
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Her family has been told that she could face up to 25 years in jail, with one lawyer even mentioning the death penalty. Ms Plummer appeared in court on Christmas Day but the judge adjourned the case for a day because of her condition.
Anthony Milan Ross, 45, the woman's estranged spouse and the father of the children, was taken into custody shortly after 10 p.m. A woman and her two children are dead and a police officer injured after a Christmas day shooting in Arizona.
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