Doctors Offer Advice for Preventing Another Bad Flu Season

People who are healthy can get severe consequences from influenza

Despite the severity of the 2017-2018 flu season, vaccination coverage and employer vaccination requirements and promotion remained similar to the previous season. Furthermore, students are at an especially higher flu risk due to the shared living spaces and restrooms.

A record number of people received flu vaccines last winter in Manitoba, with more than 320,000 doses administered. As it often peaks in early winter, she said students should prepare for a late December or early January flu season.

He added that most likely, people who get sick after a shot contracted a cold somewhere else.

Check with your physician, your county health department, or use the department's Flu Shot Locator to schedule your flu vaccine.

The flu season is just around the corner, and that's why Westminster College is hosting another clinic for vaccinations next week.

The single best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccination every year. "Pregnant women are more susceptible than women who are not pregnant because their bodies go through changes that can affect their immune system, heart, and lungs", Dr. Moore says. "But we're hopeful that we're going to see maybe fewer people with influenza in that age group".

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The CDC, along with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and the Health care Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) recommend that all health care workers in the United States receive the annual flu vaccine to help protect themselves, their families, and their patients. Getting a flu shot is most important in preventing the flu, both for yourself and spreading to others.

Despite the astounding numbers, the flu season that recently passed was considered average, which leads to the question of how it managed to affect more people.

The flu season is now officially underway and the state and area hospitals are holding mass vaccination events. He knows first hand why it's important to get the vaccine.

CDC recommends getting a flu vaccine every year because flu viruses evolve quickly, and last year's vaccine may not protect against the current year's flu strain. "Usually the flu is a pretty sudden onset of fever, cough, body aches and sometimes people get nausea" said Baron. "It's unfathomably incorrect and it has no scientific plausibility".

Another flu-related death, that of an older Buncombe County resident, was reported this month by that county's medical director. "So you might be feeling fine and exposing others to this virus".

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