Four more flu deaths reported in North Carolina

Four more flu deaths reported in North Carolina

Four more flu deaths reported in North Carolina

Denise Werker, Deputy Chief Medical Health Officer, says those who have yet to get the flu shot should do so.

No intensive care patients have been reported to the department this flu season, but Ms. Hill said she knows the flu is widespread this year.

In Arizona, there are more than 11,000 confirmed flu cases. and likely thousands of others that are not confirmed.

However, they can climb much higher too, as for example in 2014-2015 there were 4,138 hospitalizations.

Anton encouraged people to get flu shots if they haven't already and, if infected, to stay home and be aware. "Flu can easily circulate through April and beyond".

"As kids return to school from winter break, we expect influenza cases to significantly increase", said Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services.

"Getting vaccinated is not just about protecting yourself, it also protects people around you, including those who are more vulnerable, like babies and young children, older people, and people with certain chronic health conditions".

The crisis is worse this year because Aussie flu, known as H3N2, is resistant to vaccines. While their research and work is generally very effective, sometimes an unexpected mutation in the virus can cause a vaccine to be less effective.

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Chart showing Hong Kong's 2018 statistics for flu cases falling above the baseline.

We are really pushing vaccines because flu season lasts until the end of March which means we have three more months' worth of cases.

You also DON'T need to visit anyone in the hospital if you have a runny nose - cough - sore throat or fever.

While the outbreak continues, Grayson said it's "business as usual" at Texas Health Resources along with other hospitals around North Texas.

"We have a lot of patients that come in with the typical flu symptoms", Pharmacist Jarron Yee said.

"Every day flu season feels like it's lasting a little longer", Grey said. Whitehead said you are the first line of defense in protecting yourself from contracting the virus. If you don't have insurance, the Minnesota Vaccines for Children program and the Uninsured and Underinsured Adult Vaccine program provide free or low-priced vaccines.

In any case, the best thing you can do to prevent the spread of illness to others is stay home, says Nicki Canwell, a registered nurse with the Public Health Foundation of Columbia County.

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