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First Tulsa County flu death of the season reported
17 December 2017, 01:09 | Audrey Hill
First flu-related death in Dallas County
That is good news, because H3N2 is included in this year's flu vaccine.
The state also reports that 54 people were hospitalized, which rose from 39 the week before. "February is usually the peak season for numbers to grow".
A nurse administers a drip to flu patients at a hospital in Beijing on December 12, 2005, as the winter malady is causing hospitals to be packed with flu patients.
Results showed that the poorest regions and older adults carried the greatest flu mortality burden, with people age 75 and older and those living in sub-Saharan Africa having the highest rates of flu-linked respiratory deaths.
The 47-year-old male from New Castle County was infected with influenza A. We're told he had other underlying health conditions. "Now is the time to get your flu shot if you haven't already".
"We're seeing a pretty steep increase in influenza activity across the United States but especially in the south", co-author Brendan Flannery, an epidemiologist in the CDC's flu division, told CNN. Because while the influenza may be at best uncomfortable for some people, it is deadly for some. "So if you need to be out and about running errands and meeting up with friends and family, it's wise to protect yourself-and them-as best you can". The "Flu Express" will enable people to and receive the flu vaccine while waiting in their vehicle, without having to get out, weather permitting.
"We ask that individuals not come to the hospital to visit patients if they have any cold or flu-like symptoms including cough, sore throat, headache and/or fever".
According to World Health Organization, previous global estimates of death resulting from such respiratory diseases from the flu sat between 250,000 and 500,000, but now new figures show that has jumped to 290,000 to 650,000.
"Pregnant women and their young infants are at high risk for serious complications from the flu", said Dr. Clint Koenig, medical director of the Ohio Department of Health.
Visit www.tulsa-health.org for more information about the flu, including flu vaccination clinic locations and hours of operation, and accepted insurance and other methods of payment.
There are many common misconceptions with influenza and the flu shot circulating throughout the internet and social media. You should inform your doctor when you have been vaccinated. Consequently, the majority of flu cases reported in the United States so far this season have been that H3N2 strain.
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