Flu hospitalizations rise in Ohio

Flu hospitalizations rise in Ohio

That's why it's better to get vaccinated early in the fall, before the flu season really gets underway.

At UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, the emergency room saw more than 200 patients on at least one day, mostly because of the flu.

During the last week of 2017, "influenza activity increased sharply in the United States", according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But most people in California and the rest of the country are catching a particularly risky strain of influenza that the vaccine typically doesn't work well against.

The flu is widespread in Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Flu vaccine for people of all ages is widely available in Nashville and throughout Tennessee from health department clinics, primary health care providers, walk-in clinics, groceries and pharmacies.

In this graph from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, you can see the percentage of positive flu hospitalizations in 2017- 2018 year in blue is higher than the 2015 and 2016 years.

We knew this was coming and the numbers are suggesting a significant flu season.

The state of OH has been experiencing widespread flu activity since mid-December, about a month earlier than last flu season.

Flu hospitalizations rise in Ohio
Flu hospitalizations rise in Ohio

The most frequently identified influenza virus type being reported this year is influenza A, according to the CDC.

Flu season is in full swing, and the Ohio Department of Health is reporting more than 2,000 flu-related hospitalizations across the state.

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention map showed IL in the highest bracket for flu activity. Hospital officials are asking the public to honor this request to help protect patients and staff from further spread of the flu, a press release from the hospital said.

There are many different strains of flu, but only two basic types: influenza A and influenza B, Griffin said.

"Get your flu shot".

The good news is that it's not too late to get a flu shot.

In California, there have been 27 people under the age of 65 who have died of the flu since October.

"'Fever, body aches, 'I hurt. Wash their hands a lot, if they are sick they should stay home, stay away from other people to avoid giving germs, and stay away from work and school", she said.

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