First week of February was deadliest in state for flu season
First week of February was deadliest in state for flu season
A patient gets a shot during a flu vaccine program in Calgary on Oct. 26 2009
10 February, 2018, 06:45
CDC director Anne Schuchat said: "I know many of you are concerned about this flu season and have seen the heartbreaking stories of those who have lost loved ones".
There were 40,414 deaths in the U.S. during the third week of 2018, the most recent data available, and 4064 were from pneumonia or influenza, according to the CDC data.
The flu epidemic remains widespread in almost all states, and experts say it could be a record-breaking season.
Hospitalizations for flu increased to an overall rate of 59.9 per 100,000 population, a jump from the previous week's rate of 51.4 per 100,000 population. At this point, she said if you suspect flu, you're likely correct.
At long-term care facilities in Minnesota, 13 outbreaks were reported in the week ending February 3, the state health department reported. This level is as high as during the peak of the 2009 swine flu pandemic, officials said. Nordlund said. Anytime H3N2 strains are dominant, as they are now, "we tend to see more severe disease more hospitalizations, more deaths".
"This week, we are reporting an additional 16 flu related pediatric deaths for this season". Will it even protect you during this particularly intense flu season?
That different type of the virus cannot only infect people who have managed to avoid the flu so far this season, but it can also re-infect those who came down with Influenza A earlier in the season - a cruel double whammy.
His analysis suggests that people born in 1957 during the time of the Asian Flu pandemic were at a higher risk of dying during the 2009 H1N1 epidemic, as well as the H1N1 outbreak in 2013-2014.
The latest FluView data found that flu-related deaths rose to 10.1% - far above the epidemic threshold figure of 7.3%.
The agency reported another 10 deaths among USA children this season, bringing the total to 63 so far. According to the Vox report, vaccine manufacturers may prepare for one combination of viruses to spread-but if different strains end up circulating, the vaccine will not work. However, the CDC said vaccination can help lower the severity of H3N2 infections.
With 15,753 laboratory confirmed influenza cases reported to the New York State Department of Health, and 2,349 New Yorkers hospitalized with confirmed influenza, these numbers are again the highest weekly numbers in both categories since reporting began in 2004 and exceed last week's record high 11,683 confirmed cases and 2,221 hospitalizations.
Federal health officials have not yet fully studied the effectiveness of this year's vaccine, but Schuchat said data from Canada demonstrate that the current vaccine is not as effective against H3N2 as health officials would have hoped.
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