Flu-related deaths in Arkansas rise by 4, now stands at 10

05 January, 2019, 05:58 | Author: Cecil Davis
  • First case of flu confirmed in the city

Dr. Rodrigues says it is also really important for parents of young kids keep tabs on their health during the flu season.

The influenza A H3N2 strain is the one that made last year's flu season so severe. According to a press release issued just days before Christmas of past year, the flu season was officially declared on December 15, 2018, after CDC analysts confirmed the virus had met all of the criteria to make the pronouncement.

"She was a attractive little girl", her mother said.

Flu season is hitting many states across the country and health officials are starting to see widespread activity.

This evaluation, as well as any subsequent recommended changes, occurs every year as experts use available data to anticipate the strains that may emerge, in an effort to make the vaccine as effective as possible, Rock says.

While nearly half of the USA population gets a flu vaccination annually, the CDC says the impact of influenza remains high. We are averaging approximately 5-6 hospitalizations a day.

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The flu outbreak is likely going to get worse in the coming weeks. It takes about two weeks for antibodies to develop, but you'll be ready for when the flu peaks which is usually late January, early February. Both of them were over 65 years old.

27 people died from flu-related complications previous year in Lexington.

Also, 66 of 67 counties have confirmed cases of the flu.

Kelleher notes that while most people will recover from flu symptoms by themselves, anyone concerned about their condition should telephone their GP or an out of hours medical service.

Even though the flu season is underway, there are still potentially several months of the season left, and it's not too late to get a flu shot.

Getting vaccinated won't guarantee that you won't come down with flu, but if you do, your illness will be milder, health experts say. "Be sure to frequently wash your hands with soap and water and stay home if you are sick with flu-like illness".

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