Flu cases continue to spike in NY

Flu cases continue to spike in NY

Since Oct. 7, a total 1,308 positive flu lab reports were made in the county.

In the United States, flu activity has increased significantly over recent weeks with influenza A (H3N2) viruses predominating.

You can still get the flu vaccine.

Previous year there was zero recorded deaths related to the flu by the end of the flu season. Though peak flu activity typically occurs between December and February, flu season can extend as far as May. "So what we are hoping has happened is we have peaked, and we are now going to see that downward trend and that downward trend will continue".

But that policy will be reviewed at the end of this flu season with the possibility of it being expanded into the wider community, he said, with a decision to be made by the provincial government.

The flu season is in full effect, and this year it's reaching more of the population than usual.

"When they come in, we got to get masks on them real quickly", he said. Between 5% and 20% of the USA population gets the flu each year, according to the CDC.

Flu vaccine and needle.

Quadrivalent (four-component) vaccines, which protect against a second lineage of B viruses, are recommended to be produced using the same viruses recommended for the trivalent vaccines. These have been initiated because the flu this year is very active.

The H3N2 strain of the influenza virus is what most people are being affected by, which causes more (and worse) cases and more visits to the doctor, according to the CDC. New numbers show influenza led to the deaths of 95 people here, since October. Most children who die after influenza have a high-risk underlying medical problem, such as asthma, cerebral palsy, or heart disease, but 43% were previously healthy.

Here's a look at the deaths past year by county. "This is one of those years".

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Many still have their doubts about getting the flu shot.

He went on to say all Medicine Shoppe locations in the state are stocked with both Tamiflu and the flu vaccine.

31, 35 Ventura County residents have died of flu-related complications; six of them were younger than 65.

And if you are sick, stay home from school or work, says Armacost.

There are several flu protection steps, according to the Jefferson County Health Department.

Flu shots cost $25 and are available at health division offices in Pontiac and Southfield on Monday from noon to 8 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. "It is not too late".

Try to avoid close contact with someone who is sick.

It is important to cover one's nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.

Wash your hands often with soap and water.

Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth, all of which are flawless pathways for germs to enter the body and spread. Do not spread the germs to others.

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