Flu season has arrived across IL, with local health professionals concerned this year's virus strains including Influenza A may be severe.
While Denton County hasn't seen quite that volume of hospitalizations, Denton County Public Health chief epidemiologist Juan Rodriguez said the uptick in cases is still noticeable and noticeably early.
A syringe contains the flu vaccine at Tri City Health Partnership, a free health clinic in St. Charles that provides services for those who are uninsured or underinsured.
"Our area hospitals and emergency departments are seeing an influx of patients that are seriously ill", said Dr. Mark Wilson, Jefferson County Health Officer.
Getting a flu shot is the best preventative measure and it's never too late, Scherzer added.
A mixed bag of rain and snow
Blustery, with an east northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming north northwest 15 to 25 miles per hour after midnight. SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and frigid temperatures continue, with a low temperature of 10 degrees.
According to USA officials, the flu vaccine is still the best way to safeguard your immune system against influenza.
Two more patients died of Swine Flu at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, taking the death toll to 27 this season.
The CDC says you can help limit the spread of the flu by washing your hands often and disinfecting spots that are touched frequently.
We also reached out to the health departments in Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain and Warren counties.
When it comes to the flu, there's a lot you can do to reduce your risk (and the risk to those around you). What to be on the lookout for number one is fever, muscle aches, sore throat.
Pink to Perform Super Bowl LII National Anthem
The vocalist, who was born Alecia Beth Moore, will sing the national anthem ahead of the February 4 title game at U.S. Pink is being given the honor of opening the 2018 Super Bowl next month by performing the national anthem.
"Its very important for people who are sick to be able to stay home", said Barbara Ferrer, director of the county Department of Public Health.
There have been reports that the shot is not as effective this year, but public health officials tracking the vaccine's effectiveness believe it may be better than the model being used in Australia, where it was only 10 percent effective, KRMC's Williams said.
"This season is a mirrored reflection of 2013-2014, which was one of the more serious flu seasons of the past decade".
Complications of flu can include bacterial pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections and worsening of chronic medical conditions, such as congestive heart failure, asthma or diabetes.
Chris Lindsey, senior legislative counsel with the Marijuana Policy Project , said prosecutors previously had discretion. Sessions's long-dreamed-of crackdown has been expected by critics since he was confirmed past year .
The webcast of the launch did not follow the second stage carrying the payload after it separated from the first stage. This is SpaceX's third classified mission, and arguably its most secretive flight for the U.S. military.
But the company operated largely in secret until last week when it announced partnerships with Volkswagen Group and Hyundai. They're betting big on autonomous vehicles and their Drive IX technology is one of the most advanced platforms around.
Despite recently breaking the Saints' franchise record for receptions in a season, Thomas flies under the radar. Payton, who is 6-4 in the playoffs as Saints coach, is trying to maintain a fresh approach as well.
Overwatch League skins & sprays are now available in the game according to patch notes posted on the game's official forums . Users can not get these skins or the in-game currency via loot boxes, seasonal events, or by spending their gold coins.
Firefighters in Redding were called to a home in here someone had used a large torch lighter to fight back against a spider. The residents unsuccessfully tried to quench the blaze using a garden hose but, before long, a fire was raging in the room.
As you might imagine, Razer doesn't have an estimated price or release date as Project Linda is still very much a concept device. It sports a 13.3-inch display , with a Quad HD resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate which is also available on the Razer Phone .
Google Assistant , meanwhile, has expanded from Android devices to Google Home speakers and third-party devices, as well. A host of top computer manufacturers are adding Amazon Alexa capabilities to their core models.
The United States faced criticism at the UN Security Council on Friday for convening the body to discuss recent protests in Iran. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said more sanctions "targeting human rights abuses are coming".
Yadav was driving the silver Swift DZire on a highway leading to Karnal, Haryana, and crashed around 4am, police said. Police have registered a case and ordered investigations to ascertain the actual reason behind the accident.
'All signs' pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants head coach
Peter King of Monday Morning Quarterback reports Patricia actually favors NY over Detroit contrary to earlier speculation. However, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News said that the #New York Giants might beat them for Patricia's services.
Samsung debuts 146-in TV wall for the home
Samsung says The Wall's bezel-less design will ultimately allow customers to create a TV-sized just for their needs. Another feature, the Universal Guide, will serve as a recommendation service for TV and other content.
Sanchez: Arsenal demand £40m from City
Alexis was left out of Arsenal's squad for the trip to the City ground. The injury to Gabriel Jesus is thought to have had an impact. And Man City are the favourites to land the 29-year-old.
Congress Will Vote on Net Neutrality
In California, the Courage Campaign is waging a similar battle, urging the California state legislature to restore net neutrality. The vast majority of Americans support net neutrality as its death only benefits companies like Comcast and AT&T.
President Trump Announces Delay of Fake News Awards
Last November Donald Trump in a tweet talked about a competition called "Fake News Trophy" among the news channels. It's an obvious stunt, a finger in the media's collective eye, and the president's fans will love it.