A sign telling customers that they can get a flu shot in a Walgreen store is seen in Indianapolis
08 December, 2017, 01:42
Each year is a little bit different so we dont always know what were going to see and when were going to see it, Hanson said.
Health officials say they are bracing for a severe flu season. "They're just telling you there's an iceberg there".
Fauci said flu is inherently unpredictable, but all of the available evidence right now suggests that the flu season that begins in the US this month won't be a light one. Next are, in order, York, Cumberland and Androscoggin counties. Coconino County already has approximately 40 cases of people diagnosed with the flu virus this season.
Other explanations for Penobscot's numbers include the possibility that there are actually more flu cases in the community or that designated health care providers are being especially avid in reporting their cases. As the season continues the state could have more flu-related fatalities.
Experts say there's still plenty of time to benefit from getting a flu vaccine, which are widely available at medical offices, pharmacies and other sites.
Though the accuracy and effectiveness of each year's vaccine varies, this year's seems on track to provide good protection against the Influenza A strains now predominating, health officials say. "Sometimes the circulating viruses mutate and change the proteins on their surface that the vaccine recognizes, or the vaccine virus mutates in the manufacturing process".
San Diego County has more than three times the number of confirmed flu cases than this time previous year, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.
Jackson said Australia's experience is not a ideal predictor of what the United States will see.
Getting the flu vaccine not only protects yourself, but the people around you as well. "Once it's here, it'll spread like a brushfire".
While doctors and health departments in our area have heard about the possible effectiveness of the vaccine, everyone I talked to is still urging people to get the shot, because the flu is still a very serious problem.
"It hits you like a freight train", she said.
New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show flu cases this year have doubled the number this time, last year. A person can contract the flu by breathing in these tiny droplets. These deaths have created a strong desire in Creech to develop a more effective flu vaccine through his work in the Universal Influenza Vaccine Initiative. Current vaccines target only the head, which is particularly susceptible to mutations that at times render vaccines ineffective.
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He added: "I think all of this is an important step to dismantle the machinery that allowed this sort of thing to continue". "I've been very gratified by the response that I've gotten from so many people", he said.
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