"We are about halfway through the flu season, which typically runs from October 1 to March 31", said Dr. Greg Brock of the Wabash Valley Health Clinic in Terre Haute. Two deaths came just last week.
Officials say influenza infection numbers are extremely high in Washington, as they are in many states.
"It has been somewhat sporadic in the months of November we've seen more in December and certainly even more this month", said Cronin.
"He further said that some media institutions incorrectly reported Influenza AH1N1 is caused by the Bird Flu" and it can create panic among the public. Among the 53 people hospitalized statewide with influenza last week, the median age was 73, according to health department data. Sometimes flu can lead to death.
The free flu vaccine is available from many Saskatchewan pharmacies, some physician offices and public health offices.
"I encourage everyone to get a flu shot if they haven't already". There have been documented cases of multiple people becoming sick after exposure to one or more infected pigs and also cases of limited spread of variant influenza viruses from person to person.
Flu season is upon us. The nasal spray vaccine is not recommended this year because it was found to not be effective at preventing flu over the three previous flu seasons.
"Certainly, the best way is to get a flu shot". Anyone 6 months or older who has not yet received a flu shot should get one as soon as possible, as the vaccine takes two weeks to build up full protection.
Common symptoms of the flu include fever or feeling feverish, a cough and/or sore throat, a runny or stuffy nose, chills, fatigue and body aches.
As of late December, Wisconsin health officials cited reports of 161 influenza cases this season, as well as 95 influenza-associated hospitalizations, including eight children and 78 adults ages 50 and older. Di Eccleston, Joint Head of Occupational Health and overall lead for flu, said: "This year has been a real team effort, our Flu Team have worked tirelessly to offer vaccination at all times and locations to make the vaccine more accessible". Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
"We know people may be disappointed that they have to get a shot, but the shot is the recommended option this year", said Ehresmann.
This season's prominent strain is Influenza A H3N2, according to Acting State Epidemiologist Zach Moore, adding that elderly people, children, pregnant women, and people with respiratory conditions are especially vulnerable.
A new study suggests that one or two workouts on the weekend can reduce the risk of death nearly as regular exercise can. Even people who get less exercise than recommended have less risk than folks who don't break a sweat at all.
A third rookie MP from Ontario, Ahmed Hussen (York South-Weston), is the new minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship. This week's modest shuffle may well be a prelude to a larger reset expected midway through Trudeau's first mandate.
Brent crude gained 21 cents, or 0.37%, to US$57.10 a barrel, and U.S. crude was up 23 cents, or 0.43%, at US$53.99. As the result of the mentioned OPEC summit, they agreed to cap their oil production at 32,5 million barrels a day.
The feature will still be around until February 28, but on enabled channels only, while new sign-ups will no longer be accepted. When you're on the live chat, you will see a dollar sign and clicking on that will lead you to the Send a Super Chat button.
The newly proposed theory suggests that the Moon we see every night is actually made of many smaller moons, or moonlets. She noted that the moon holds "so much magic. the key to understand how our handsome Earth formed and evolved".
Instead, rumors are hinting that Samsung may not officially unveil the new smartphone until sometime around April. After many leaks and rumors, Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 now gets Bluetooth certified with a model number SM-T825.
Trump maintained that Obamacare must be repealed, but should be replaced "very quickly", according to the Times. They're scrapping expensive, extensive options like PPOs for high-deductibles and health savings accounts.
The calendar year 2016 saw 304,126 utility patents , the most issued in a single year, according to IFI CLAIMS . IBM says one of the patents was for planning navigation routes based on a person's current state of mind.
The convention is an important platform for engagement of the Central and state governments with the Overseas Indian Community. Our diaspora has supported the Government's moves against corruption and black money, and I thank you all for your support.
The update comes as supermarket chains across the United Kingdom have revealed sale figures over Christmas. Mr Rowe said the group's clothing turnaround came as it battled against a "difficult marketplace".
Debra Clayton (pictured in the inset image) is taken from a hospital after she was shot and killed on Monday, Jan. 9, 2016. So far, Mina says OPD has received over 750 tips about Loyd , and that they authorities are pursuing all leads.
AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers, which are also developing similar therapies, dropped 0.7 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively. The CBOE Volatility Index or Wall Street's "fear gauge", ticked up 11.6 percent, the most since the US election.
Day Observance Association will hold its annual MLK Day Parade in Downtown Savannah on January 16 beginning at 10 a.m. John Baptist Church, 178 Bessie Harvey Avenue in Alcoa. "We're excited to be able to bring in Wheelhouse Studios".
The Saturday and Sunday forecast is similar to today's - but the chance of showers decreases to 20 percent. For next week, there is a chance of rain Tuesday and rain likely Tuesday night through Thursday.
The UC and WA team also learned from the video that the Ruby seadragon has a curved tail - just like seahorses or pipefish. Through DNA sampling technology and research linking it to other specimens, it was shown in 2015 to be a new species.
These include new options for quick, advanced or full security scans, and a new on-demand option to refresh Windows. Over time, Microsoft says it will add more tools that give users visibility and control over their collected data.
But, President-elect Donald Trump has doubted US participation in the treaty that was signed by almost 190 governments. However, according to studies , the future of polar bears is actually bright as their population steadily grows.
Sputtering out of the gate again would not be ideal on Sunday in the divisional round against top-seeded Dallas. Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Going through camp and everything would have prepared me better.
Furyk, who will be 48 when the biennial matches are played, has played in nine Ryder Cups , compiling a 10-20-4 record. The United States have not won the event overseas since a 15-13 success at The Belfry back in 1993.
This presents them with a huge opportunity as well since over 100 million hours of Facebook videos are watched every single day. This is really unusual considering that the video plays automatically when a Facebook user scrolling through the feed.
Navy MH-60 Seahawk reported an Iranian patrol craft aimed its heavy manned gun at the helicopter in the strait. The official said the boats were approximately more than 800 metres away when the warning shots were fired.