It's not too late to get a flu shot

It's not too late to get a flu shot

According to the Centers for Disease Control, all 50 states are now reporting widespread flu.

Davis said she expects the numbers to continue to rise, with the flu season normally peaking in February and lasting into May. In total 20 children have died this season from the flu.

CT public health officials say they have seen a steep increase in the number of people hospitalized with influenza over the past five weeks.

"It may just be that Vermont is at a different stage of the evolution of flu this year". Symptoms for this H3N2 strain include extreme fatigue, body aches and a respiratory infection that can last days.

Mike Tomlin's 3 questionable decisions hurt Steelers in loss to Jaguars
But at least some of the Steelers seemed to underestimate the Jaguars , even given the result from earlier this season. It's also worth noting that for all their offensive talent, the Steelers are only 1.5 points better than the Jaguars .

How to Watch Manchester United vs. Stoke City
Lambert succeeds Mark Hughes , who was axed on January 6 after the club's humiliating FA Cup exit at the hands of Coventry City . He will realise just how much his work is cut out for him after witnessing the defending last night.

Cassie Hayes: Man charged with travel agency murder
Tributes have been paid since Hayes' tragic death, which is thought to have taken place in front of a family she was serving. A St Helens man will appear before magistrates tomorrow accused of the murder of a travel agent in Southport. .

Sullivan County Public Health Services is urging everyone six months of age and older to get vaccinated as soon as possible. So, if you do get the flu it won't be as severe. That number is from the time flu season began in October through the first week of January. According to the City of Racine Health Department, the number of people hospitalized with the flu ranged between 15 and 23 between 2012 through 2016. Studies show that for children, a shot can significantly reduce the risk of dying. Wash your hands frequently and avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes. When formal testing becomes more common, that means the flu will be listed as a contributing cause of death more often on the death certificates that eventually get reviewed by the epidemiologists who put together the region's weekly flu report. No, the vaccine didn't make you sick.

"We encourage people to get a flu shot if they haven't already and to practice good hand hygiene, cover up coughs and sneezes and to stay home if they are sick", Dillman said. It's even more important for patients to see a doctor if they have a chronic medical condition such as diabetes or heart disease, or if they are young or elderly.

"Flu is seen year round in pets", said Dr.

The CDC is calling the flu vaccine a fail this year, since the percentage of effectiveness is low across the majority of the country. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, however, Tamiflu supplies are running low.

Related News:

  • Friend Says Mitt Romney Will Run for Senate

    Friend Says Mitt Romney Will Run for Senate

    The sentiment attributed to POTUS is inconsistent w/ America's history and antithetical to American values. In 2012, Mitt Romney won the traditionally red state with a whopping 73 percent of the popular vote.
    Roger Federer picks his favourites to win Australian Open

    Roger Federer picks his favourites to win Australian Open

    Whether a lack of match play will come back to bite him or not is anyone's guess, but he is doing his best to address the issues. Maria Sharapova will also view it as a chance to claim her first Grand Slam since returning from her doping ban.
    Man United put Sanchez saga aside to see off Stoke

    Man United put Sanchez saga aside to see off Stoke

    But, at least we've got more of a race than we did this time last week, when we weren't sure if City would ever lose. The match starts at 20:00 on 15 January 2018.
  • Comedian Aziz Ansari has responded to allegations of sexual misconduct

    Comedian Aziz Ansari has responded to allegations of sexual misconduct

    They then got dressed and he allegedly continued to aggressively kiss her and stick his fingers down her throat before she left. Babe reviewed the exchange, and confirmed the number Grace was texting matched to the comedian's details in a public register.
    Bid for GKN takeover sets ex-boss up for £9m

    Bid for GKN takeover sets ex-boss up for £9m

    That said, GKN shares trade fresh record highs while Melrose sits 13% from its June record peak. Melrose's share price has also advanced and is 6.56 percent better off at 229.10p.
    Here's why Democrats should jump at a DACA-wall deal

    Here's why Democrats should jump at a DACA-wall deal

    Trump announced last September, it wasn't clear when the Trump Administration would make its next legal move in the case. House Democrats expressed frustration Thursday that Republicans were moving the goal posts regarding a DACA deal.
  • Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) PT Set at $166.00 by Oppenheimer

    Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) PT Set at $166.00 by Oppenheimer

    The fund owned 8,617 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock after purchasing an additional 758 shares during the period. The stock has a market capitalization of $83,455.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.18, a PEG ratio of 0.68 and a beta of 1.77.
    Dana White on when Conor McGregor wants to fight again

    Dana White on when Conor McGregor wants to fight again

    Love Conor, respect Conor, love everything that he has done for the company, everybody knows that, the belt would have to move on. Tony , we are working on that right now, and if and when Conor comes back he would get the first crack at the title".
    After Games detente, what's next for Korea?

    After Games detente, what's next for Korea?

    South Korea is also reportedly seeking to form a united women's ice hockey team with the North to participate in the games. Hyon Song-wol is a member of the state-sponsored girl group Moranbong Band, whose songs often praise the Kim dynasty.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger: Eliza Dushku is 'courageous' for speaking out about alleged molestation

    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Eliza Dushku is 'courageous' for speaking out about alleged molestation

    Cameron called Dushku "brave for speaking up" and the incident "heartbreaking", saying that he was oblivious. A Dushku representative didn't immediately respond to a request for comment Saturday.
    Russian Federation  will not support United States  bid to change Iran nuclear deal: Lavrov

    Russian Federation will not support United States bid to change Iran nuclear deal: Lavrov

    "They called up countries who fought under the United Nations flag against North Korea in the war between 1950 and 1953. Sergei Lavrov said; "As a first step, we propose that everyone calm down and freeze any confrontational activity.
    Chelsea Manning releases first campaign ad in Senate run

    Chelsea Manning releases first campaign ad in Senate run

    The video tweeted by Manning began with scenes of protest and police action and a voiceover that said: "We live in trying times". A federal election filing, made on Thursday, showed Manning's intention to run in the November elections as a Democrat.

Most liked

Ford Mustang Bullitt Video Review
The automaker says it will be 8 miles an hour faster than the Mustang GT , topping out at 163 mph (262 km/h). Ford has given one of its new cars the "ST" treatment, but it's not a little blaster like the Fiesta .

Oprah asks the big question looming over Time's Up: Now what?
When one fan said: "Do you realise that "normal" women can not always speak up out of fear for their jobs and even their lives". And when the truth is said, there is maybe a ripple in our culture right now that is going to allow for there to be a change'.

Man City ends interest in signing Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said the future of Alexis Sanchez is likely to be settled within the next couple of days. The Red Devils are aiming to at least better their sixth-placed finish in the Premier League from last season.

Ben Simmons plays down Kyle Lowry clash after Sixers win
After the game the Aussie played down the incident but said he would always stand his ground. DeMar DeRozan top-scored for Toronto with 24 points while Lowry was restricted to 13.

Little Poppi Worthington was sexually assaulted, coroner rules
Poppi Worthington suffocated when she fell asleep next to her father Paul after he had abused her in 2012, an inquest found. He claimed he then ran downstairs and the child's mother, who was sleeping downstairs, called an ambulance.

This Elaborate Harry Potter Fan Film Fleshes Out Voldemort's Origin Story
It's much longer than your average fan film too, so you'll have to set aside almost an entire hour to watch it. I have been waiting for this short film to premiere for nearly a year and it doesn't disappoint.

Watch the Nintendo Direct Mini here; All of announcements listed
There will be a story mode added on top of the normal tournament gameplay with a variety of missions and boss battles. As part of their continued support, Fe will find itself at home with Nintendo's solid history of platforming titles.

Renewable Costs Falling, Solar to Halve by 2020: Irena
As renewable energy becomes cheaper, consumers will benefit from investment in green infrastructure. Irena projects that all renewable energy technologies will compete with fossils on price by 2020.

Rep. Diaz Balart Remains Mum On Trump's "S***hole" Remark
In return, they asked that those under the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals [VIDEO ] program receive protection. Media reports said Trump favoured immigrants from Norway, saying they helped the country economically.

Trump moves to require Medicaid enrollees to work for their health coverage
He says people already lose coverage because the program can be confusing, and there are administrative errors. The big issues: Will they figure out ways to get the needed money or do people on Medicaid face big cuts?

After Trump Comment, John Lewis Will Skip State of the Union
"At this junction, I do not plan to attend the State of the Union", Lewis told MSNBC's Katy Tur. Trump is scheduled to deliver the annual address January 30.

Heng on North Korea in the Winter Olympics
Chun says South Korea proposed the two Koreas conduct a joint march during the Game's opening and closing ceremonies. Security Council resolutions and autonomous sanctions ".

Arsene Wenger provides timetable on Alexis Sanchez's future
Shearer believes that if Sanchez truly wants to join Man City , he can still make it happen. "But he did not refuse to play". I don't know if we will finish with that. "If Sanchez goes we need to replace him", he said .

Officials Mistakenly Alert Hawaiians Of Inbound Ballistic Missile
Due to the error , the warning flashed on all the means of mass communication including television and radio. On Saturday, it took the agency 38 minutes to send a second alert confirming the message was a false alarm .

Antwerp explosion: Residential building collapses after blast injuring 'at least five'
According to local media, at least five people suffered injuries, while more people may be found trapped underneath the rubble. Camera IconFirefighters rescue a man following the collapse of a building in Antwerp.