Hampton Health Department provides free flu shots to public
Hampton Health Department provides free flu shots to public
CDC - 53 Children Dead in Worst Flu in Recent Years
06 February, 2018, 15:03
With tens of thousand of patients flocking to hospitals daily, this year's flu season is shaping up to be the worst in almost a decade.
Can you tell us more about this year's strain? That means the number of weekly cases could triple, and the peak number of deaths could be substantially higher.
Influenza can cause mild to severe illness and sometimes require hospitalization. If you don't have the flu yet, you'll get it sitting in the waiting room.
Simple precautions can also go a long way toward avoiding flu, Rodriguez said.
Typically flu sufferers can be contagious 24 hours before the onset of symptoms. If you get sick with flu symptoms and are at high risk of flu complications or you are concerned about your illness, call your health care provider for advice.
The latest numbers from the Middlesex-London Health Unit show that between January 21 and 27, five people died of flu-related complications. Even though this year's vaccination has been shown to be only 17-percent effective against the flu, health officials continue to urge people to get vaccinated because the shot offers at least some protection. "Despite vaccination being a third as effective compared to prior years, and taking two weeks before it is effective, the CDPH website states it is ".
The majority of cases have involved the H3N2 strain, which is more resistant to the flu vaccine and tends to lead to more hospitalizations and deaths.
In New Jersey, there have been over 7,300 flu cases confirmed this season and one child death.
Most physicians agree it's not too late to get the flu shot.
Majority said they are making certain employees take the necessary precautions in terms of sanitizing their hands and their work areas. Symptoms, which come on fast, include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.
Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs.
The flu vaccine is recommended by state and federal health officials not only to prevent contracting the virus but also to potentially lessen its severity. Even though this flu shot is not standing up against this flu virus strain, it is stated that if you have the flu vaccine and do contract the flu, it will not be AS severe as if you hadn't. Children are also to be kept a close eye on, as they are similarly susceptible to the virus.
Stay home when you are sick to prevent spreading the flu.
That might be one reason why prescriptions for Tamiflu have been skyrocketing, not just to treat people who are sick, but to keep their loved ones from getting sick as well.
Swanson sought medical help in the early stages of his illness, which enabled him to recover smoothly.
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