Health Department offers free flu shots as outbreak worsens
Health Department offers free flu shots as outbreak worsens
Pa. sees a dozen new deaths as flu continues to surge
13 January, 2018, 01:51
It's too early to tell whether the flu will hit Hawaii residents as hard as many US states, the state Department of Health reported Monday.
E-cigarettes put people at risk of picking up flu germs.
With many parts of the country, including Shasta County, experiencing high flu activity, the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency is urging people to take steps to keep from spreading the illness.
Like that deadly 2014-2015 flu season, which caused about 20,000 deaths in the USA, this year's predominate strain of flu is H3N2.
FLU-ED UP Can YOUR child get a free flu jab?
"Older adults and those who spend time with them can do a lot to stave off flu and flu-related complications so that they can continue to grow, thrive and contribute".
However, the Hong Kong flu outbreak pales in comparison to the Spanish flu epidemic, which broke out shortly after the end of the First World War and is thought to have caused the deaths of between 25 million and 50 million people worldwide.
To avoid overcrowding emergency departments, it's recommended patients check with their healthcare provider or an urgent care before going to the ER, and if coughing, wear a mask to the doctor's office. In Texas, some hospitals were turning away non-emergency patients due to overwhelmed emergency rooms.
Five people have died from the flu in CT this season and now, doctors are reminding people to take precautions to prevent themselves from getting sick.
The good news is that there's a vaccine! .
"The one that's circulating now is not in the trivalent vaccine but influenza A is in the vaccine, that's why people at higher risk should get some protection".
"It is late and so do not walk, run".
Dr. Buchanan said she expects even more flu cases to come later in the season.
Although the flu vaccine in Taiwan is not effective against the most prevalent virus this year, it will provide about 30 percent protection and reduce the risk of severe symptoms and death, Chuang said earlier this month.
French health chiefs have warned the flu outbreak has yet to reach its peak with the number of cases set to exceed those of the last two years.
In one case, the patient died of pneumonia after contracting the Type B influenza virus, CDC doctor Tsou Tsung-pei (鄒宗珮) said, adding that the 77-year-old man also had cancer and a history of chronic disease.
Avoid close contact. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Colds typically do have runny nose, sneezing, and a wet/productive cough, which are uncommon with the flu.
The poll held a few positives for the president: 59 percent say he is "a strong person", with 39 percent disagreeing. At the same time, 59 percent of respondents said that Trump doesn't care about average Americans.
Facebook announced Wednesday that it's releasing a new tool aimed at making it easier to find legitimate local news stories. The users in the batches in which the test is going on can access the icon on the bottom of the menu in their mobile app.
Brokenshire stated in part: "As you know, over recent weeks I have been undergoing a number of medical tests on my lungs". In the cabinet reshuffle earlier this week, the former accountant moved from her former role as culture secretary.
The 29-year-old and her family were fatalities of a horror vehicle crash on the New South Wales south coast on St Stephen's Day. Everything we have done and every decision we have made has been done with the advice of doctors and social workers.
The standout ports include Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition . The biggest third party announcement is that the first Dark Souls video game is getting remastered.
Instead, this first official image is a look at Tom Hardy in reporter mode as Eddie Brock, pre-transformation. The first is Lethal Protector , which sees Venom leave NY and take up anti-heroism in San Francisco.
During a friendly interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Monday night, Miller said the story was bunk. However, most of the social media users did not the share Trump's perception of the interview.
You can see it first by subscribing to our YouTube channel, so it's delivered straight to your sub box when it comes out . Despite trying to make amends on more than one occasion, Logan Paul managed to become the comic book villain literally.
The four-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker revealed that "they all came in free" and that "Christopher had to get paid". Short-term expedience can end up being costly - and not just for the person who didn't get paid. "But Michelle, no.
1400 cars ruined in Liverpool car park fire
Merseyside Police said initial investigations indicated that an "accidental fire within a vehicle caused other cars to ignite". Crews were first called at 4.42pm and were on scene eight minutes later. "We just grabbed the keys and ran".
Bon Jovi coming to New Orleans in March
Luckily, those fans, and fans all across the USA will get another chance to see the "It's My Life" singers live really soon. If you're looking to "Have a Nice Day" and are " Livin' on a Prayer ", you'll want to consider hitting St.
Dropbox confidentially files for IPO
Dropbox is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide to store and share files. The company declined to comment on the news, as did Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan .
Want Medicaid? Get a job, Trump administration says
Other states to receive approval are Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Utah and Wisconsin. As of October 2017, almost 75m individuals were enrolled in Medicaid and the children's health insurance program (Chip).
Raiders hire Alabama's Derrick Ansley to coach secondary
The Detroit Lions got fined $200,000 when it didn't interview a minority before hiring Steve Mariucci as coach in 2003. He led them to the Super Bowl after the 2002 season, when they lost 48-21 to Tampa Bay, then coached by Gruden.