Flu cases continue to spike in NY

How Does This Flu Season Compare to Others?
            
             
                 tweet

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".

Monster Hunter World patched on Xbox One, PS4
This is the first update for Monster Hunter World since the big day-one patch which unlocked online multiplayer and event quests. The most important fixes improve matchmaking conditions for Xbox One users and address issues with Bounty point counters.

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.

Related News:

  • Russian Federation  warns of locusts destroying World Cup fields

    Russian Federation warns of locusts destroying World Cup fields

    Russian officials planning the World Cup are not in de-Nile about possible problems, including one straight out of Biblical Egypt.
    Emerging market YouTube app extends to 115 more countries

    Emerging market YouTube app extends to 115 more countries

    One of the key features of YouTube Go is the ability to download videos to watch when you don't have a stable internet connection. The YouTube Go Android app is rolling out to more than 130 countries, starting today, after first launching in India past year .
    Navy releases videos of 'unsafe' intercept by Russian jet

    Navy releases videos of 'unsafe' intercept by Russian jet

    The US has released several videos of the intercept, showing the Su-27 buzzing and hovering near the US spy plane. US Naval Forces Europe-Africa did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment.
  • Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI): What are the Technicals Saying?

    KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR) on Monday, November 13 with "Buy" rating. Activision Blizzard has $82 highest and $29.51 lowest target. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) on Friday, August 7 to "Hold" rating.

    Analysts Opinions on: Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD)

    Finally, Ares Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Starwood Property Trust by 1.2% during the second quarter. The 14-day RSI is now at 29.68, the 7-day stands at 21.26, and the 3-day is sitting at 7.26. (NYSE:DVA).
    Govt employees set to get 30% pay hike from April

    Govt employees set to get 30% pay hike from April

    The commission's report was submitted to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday by chairperson and former IAS officer M.R. It has also recommended for reduction of the eligibility age for receiving full pension from the present 33 to 30 years.
  • Windows 10 Finally More Popular Than Windows 7 Worldwide: StatCounter

    Windows 10 Finally More Popular Than Windows 7 Worldwide: StatCounter

    However, one can't deny the fact that the latest Windows operating system is definitely getting some traction against Windows 7. The move won't affect Office for Mac, which is a separate product with a different release schedule, reports The Verge .
    Police Chief Wants Zero Tolerance for Speeding

    Police Chief Wants Zero Tolerance for Speeding

    We want drivers to concentrate on road ahead and not be anxious about going one or two miles over the limit". The chief constable said police have become "apologetic" about laws made to stop people being killed.
    Premier League clubs' January transfer spending up 77%

    Premier League clubs' January transfer spending up 77%

    The deals meant that nearly two thirds of gross expenditure was by the top six, while the bottom six accounted for about a fifth. Spending records in transfer windows appear to be getting broken all the time and this season has proved no different.
  • Groundhog Day: to shadow or not to shadow? Trends one way!

    Groundhog Day: to shadow or not to shadow? Trends one way!

    Before Phil makes his announcement, the Zambellis who do Thunder Over Louisville, put on a nice 20 minute fireworks display. It's because when people mention " Groundhog Day ", they're not talking about the holiday, they're talking about the movie.
    Robert Wagner now a

    Robert Wagner now a "person of interest" in Natalie Wood's drowning death

    Wagner spoke out in 2016, 35 years after Wood's death, to insist it was a tragic accident which "shattered" him. Police have never ruled her death a murder, but they reopened the case six years ago.

    All eyes on young guns as Khelo India starts Wednesday

    First time ever in the history of India a serving Prime Minister takes an initiative to write a book for students to help them cope with pre-exam nerves.


Most liked

US oil prices extend gains on compliance with output cuts
Compared to a loss of US$35 million in 2016, the company reported net income of US$1.58 billion for the fourth quarter 2017. Both Nigeria and Libya were originally exempt from cutting supply because output was curbed already by conflict and unrest.

Secretary of State Tillerson rallies support for Venezuela sanctions
He also derided Russian Federation for selling weaponry to unfriendly, authoritarian governments in the region. Tillerson says Russian Federation is encouraging undemocratic governments through arms sales.

Notification for Polls in Nagaland and Meghalaya issued
The Chief Electoral Officer, however, clarified that the assembly elections in Nagaland will be held as per the schedule. Last week, Naga Hoho, the apex body of all Naga tribes, had openly called for a boycott of the Assembly elections.

China's Li: Ties with Britain to stay unchanged through Brexit
But May has suggested European Union citizens coming to Britain after March next year will be treated differently. They must have lived or go on to live in the United Kingdom for five years to receive it.

Train carrying Republicans to policy retreat strikes truck

Which Smart Appliances Work With Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and More
Before this update, you couldn't play your own music from your Google Play music library with a voice command on Google Home . If you have trouble waking up in the morning, you can now recruit your favorite musician to help nudge you out of bed.

Federal Reserve signals March rate hike in Yellen's final meeting
That's a little less than inflation; hence, monetary policy remains supportive of labor-market and economic growth. Marvin Goodfriend, a conservative economist, has been nominated by Trump for one of the vacant board seats.

Double whammy for mobiles: Customs duty hiked again
But the latest duties - part of a budget unveiled Thursday - show the country moving in the opposite direction. The Indian government also said it would raise tariffs on parts and accessories in phones and televisions.

Van hire staff 'still haven't got over shock' of Finsbury Park attack
Those at the scene apprehended him with local imam Mohammed Mahmoud intervening to ensure he was unharmed. When that did not prove possible, he drove around the city looking for a mosque, it said.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Holdings Cut by Mackenzie Financial Corp
Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 102,715 shares of the company's stock, valued at $8,241,851.60. On Thursday, May 26 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Equal-Weight". (GILD) opened at $83.80 on Thursday.

Goodell defends refusing veteran group's ad in Super Bowl program
McCarthy said a separate ad from the Veterans of Foreign Wars group with the words "We Stand for Veterans" was approved. Shafer, who is running for lieutenant governor, wasn't buying it and so he filed Senate Resolution 673.

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)
Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 60.23, a price to book ratio of 1.9, and a price to sales ratio of 1.92. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of CoreSite Realty Corporation in a report on Tuesday, July 18th.

Budget 2018: Rs 2.95 Lakh Crore Allocated For Defence
A total of 24 new government medical colleges have also been announced as part of the new initiative for health by the government. The decision to convert the Primary Health Centres into wellness centres was taken in last fiscal budget (2017-18).

Breakthrough high tech test can detect Alzheimer's 30 years before symptoms show
Amyloid beta deposits, or plaques, in the brain are the most commonly hypothesized causative agent behind Alzheimer's disease. Researchers want more easily accessible biomarkers that can provide the same information, but they've had no luck so far.

Shell says annual profit nearly triples to $13 bn
Moving averages can be used to help smooth information in order to provide a clearer picture of what is going on with the stock. Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-A) indicated a yearly performance of 29.14% while year-to-date (YTD) performance stood at 5.29%.