DHHS obtains death data through death certificates and according to the state, delays in the reporting of deaths "may cause the number of reported (pneumonia/flu) deaths to vary considerably each week".
Despite the apparent decline, 197 additional hospitalized influenza cases were reported last week, which puts the total number of hospitalizations since the beginning of the season at 2,366. The CDC recommends that people get a flu vaccine by the end of October, though getting vaccinated later can still be beneficial, even into January or later.
The flu can be especially risky for people over the age of 65, pregnant women, young children and anyone with asthma, diabetes and some other chronic medical conditions.
"It's probably the worst we've seen in 10 years", Clarence Sullivan, the owner of Pharmacy Shop in Lexington said. The cabinet is encouraging healthy individuals over 6 months old to get the flu vaccine. "A cough is something we see all the time", she said.
Unlike human influenza, canine flu is not now found everywhere in the United States.
Seniors are more likely to get the flu shot; 59% of those over 55 years of age say they have already received the flu shot, while only a third of that age group (33%) say they don't plan on getting the vaccine at all. Symptoms include: fever, feverish chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and tiredness.
Graves Gilbert Clinic is offering flu vaccines for free with insurance or for $45 without insurance, according to a joint email sent from Juliana Pace, practice manager at Graves Gilbert, and Steve Rey, director of intramural recreational sports.
This particular strain of the flu virus (H3N2) that has infected many USA citizens, is known for its ability to avoid protection supplied by vaccinations. Now, in a new study published in the journal Science, researchers from the University of California Los Angeles have developed a new flu vaccine candidate that could potentially be much moreeffective than the current vaccine.
Out of every 100,000 hospitalizations in the U.S., 22.7 of them were for the flu during the first week of January, according to the CDC.
"In addition to the seasonal flu vaccine, everyday preventive actions such as staying away from sick people and washing your hands helps to protect you against the flu", Skaggs said. And if you've suffered from one strain, you're still susceptible to infection from another, says Dr. Bouvier.
The new development at Mayon comes after Legazpi residents were allowed to return to their homes on Thursday. Monday's explosion was the most powerful since the volcano began spewing smoke and lava a week ago.
Myanmar has agreed to accept 1,500 rohingya every week, adding that it aims to return all of them to Myanmar within two years. The UN and rights groups have urged the Myanmar government to ensure the safe and voluntary return of the Rohingya refugees.
The " Shape of You " singer-songwriter took to Instagram yesterday (January 20) to share the news with his 19 million followers. I have always got into relationships very passionately. "I wanted to be a dad, like, last year".
He also said that while he respected the result of the June 23 referendum, he would "love" to welcome the United Kingdom back. Macron says the border issue "is a common challenge and we shall succeed together".
Overall the third reading of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill was supported by 324 votes to 295 - giving a majority of 29. The key Brexit legislation will now pass to the House of Lords, where peers are expected to try and add amendments.
To check whether your system may have a problem, check the full list of processors at the Intel Product Security center . And, hopefully, those left out in the cold by Intel should soon ( Intel promises!) have a fix coming their way.
Now, the SPD aims to negotiate an improved coalition deal it can sell to members wary of acting as junior partner to Merkel. The case for another four years of CDU/CSU-SPD government is further strengthened by Germany's current economic fortunes.
The lead changed hands numerous times but it was the Qatari who prevailed despite two flat tires for a third stage win of 2018. The fastest rider in the 13th stage, Ferioli rounded off the top three riders after the completion of stage 13.
A delegation of 150 North Korean athletes and supporters will attend the Paralympics, Seoul's Unification Ministry said. North and South Korea remain technically at war since the Korean war ended with armistice, not a peace treaty, in 1953.
Vrabel beat out Rams offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur and Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks for the job. They might genuinely be interested in him as a head coach - or play-calling offensive coordinator - at this time.
A French human rights commission in 2015 said the accord had made France the "police branch" of Britain's immigration policies. It will be the French president's first trip to the United Kingdom since he assumed power in May 2017.
The flu season hasn't peaked and can worsen says CDC
A total of 30 children have died from influenza this flu season , including 10 new cases reported to the CDC as of January 13. Symptoms can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.
Arab coalition to gives $1.5bn in Yemen aid
More than 10,000 people have been killed by coalition airstrikes and by fighting on the ground, Reuters said. Only in the third financial quarter of 2017, German arms sale to Saudi Arabia accounted for US$550 million.
Serial Stowaway Sneaks Onto Plane, Flies to London
Her arrest last week was at least the 10th time she's been caught trying to slip past airport security without a plane ticket. She was jailed in Chicago that same year for trying to bypass security at the city's two major airports.
IMF Raises Global Growth Forecasts
The group now projects GDP will increase by 2.7 percent in 2018 and by 2.5 percent in 2019. The region continues to account for over half of world growth.
A look back at Melania's first year
Donald Trump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in his first year. Gallup's poll found countries across the world seem most confident in Germany, which scored a 41 percent approval rating.
Australian Open 2018 Schedule
Her reward is a match against Belgium's Elise Mertens, who beat struggling Alize Cornet of France in two tough sets 7-5, 6-4. Nadal was out in front early with a set and a break but the diminutive Argentine kept pushing and pushing the action.
Blood test could help screen for eight common cancers
How accurate was the test? There's little doubt that one day we could have a cancer blood test as part of a regular health check. The researchers also gave the test to 812 healthy patients and found that only seven of them resulted in a false-positive.
Guv sends reminder to EC on disqualification of 17 MLAs
BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said , "It is a decision of the Election Commission (EC) and the President has accepted it". The move also is a massive blow for the AAP which has a massive majority in the 70-member Delhi assembly with 65 seats.