HEALTH & FITNESSBig jump in the number of flu cases across the country this season Email
12 January, 2018, 03:25
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Local health officials, who withheld identifying information about the adult victim, said the death brings the total number of lab-confirmed deaths to 27 among people under age 65 so far this season in California. In the first week of January, the Mass. DPH says rates of flu-like illness have continued to rise. That's leading health officials to believe this is a more unsafe strain.
Though a recent study raised the idea that the vaccine could be only 10 percent effective against this year's flu, he said that number does not necessarily apply to the US or to other strains of the flu that are circulating, besides H3N2. It's able to prompt your immune system to make antibodies against the flu, so it's ready in case you encounter the real the thing.
Doctors think the increase in flu cases may be in part because the flu vaccine may be less effective than usual this season.
He said: "If you have flu, the good news is - for most os us - symptoms usually clear up in about a week". The number of people who have received influenza vaccinations from the Kern County Public Health Department is down 20 percent from a year ago, data show.
"The individual had a medical condition that put them at risk for severe illness", said Dr. Bela Matyas, Solano County Health Officer and Health and Social Services Deputy Director, in a prepared release.
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Hospitals through GHS are also taking additional precautions and all visitors are asked to wash their hands before and after visiting. Scrub your hands for at least 30 seconds with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand cleaner. So covering your mouth when coughing or sneezing, is really important. Keep in mind to wash your hands after you cough or sneeze. The crook of your elbow will do.
While sick, limit contact with others as much as possible. Antiviral drugs can be prescribed by a physician, and work best if started within two days of getting sick, they say.
Influenza viruses constantly mutate, making it impossible to predict which strain will predominate in a season, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
What is the difference between a cold and the flu?
Nicknamed "Aussie flu", the symptoms are similar to those caused by normal flu, but are believed to be more severe.
"Flu can be a very unpleasant illness and for vulnerable people it can be unsafe". Colds generally do not result in serious health problems, such as pneumonia, bacterial infections, or hospitalizations. Typical side effects include soreness, redness and swelling at the injection site, headache, fever, nausea and muscle aches.
"If you feel you have symptoms, you should consult undertheweather.ie and that's a great resource".
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Messenger's chief David Marcus reportedly said in 2015 that Facebook had a "good chance" scaling the product. Facebook's virtual assistant was pretty unique compared to the rest of the digital assistants on the market.
It's not clear yet how effective this year's flu vaccine will be, as federal data on that won't be available till February. The State Department of Health only reports flu deaths in counties if there are more than 5 confirmed flu-related deaths.
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