Four flu deaths confirmed in Tennessee

High flu activity reported by hospital

There have been 22 flu-related deaths in IN so far this year, last year during this time there were only four.

You can view a weekly flu report from this season from the ADH by following this link.

4, there have been 273 deaths associated with pneumonia or flu reported in the city during this year's flu season.

Glatt also offered up some conjecture about the higher attack rates for influenza B, noting that the trivalent influenza vaccine only has one B strain, whereas the quadrivalent vaccine has two B strains.

Health department numbers state that of those people affected by Influenza A this season, 59% of people were not vaccinated. Adults aged 65 years and older, people with certain chronic medical conditions, young children, and pregnant women are among those who are at highest risk.

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According to the CDC this year there have been 32 pediatric deaths nationwide, and 21 of those were due to the type B virus. CDC reported that 5.8% of deaths during the week of January 4, 2020 were related to pneumonia and influenza, which is below the epidemic threshold of 6.9% for the comparable week.

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed at least four flu deaths across the state. "That is unique, but every year we have something unique that happens with flu", virologist Pedro Piedra, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, told MedPage Today.

The Centers for Disease Control is reporting that the most predominant strain causing the flu this season is the Influenza B virus.

"It's likely that we haven't reached the peak of flu season yet", added Richards. In general, the vaccine is usually 40 to 60% effective, slashing your odds of getting the flu in half if you received the vaccine. She recommends getting a good night's rest and eating fresh fruits and vegetables to naturally boost your immune system.

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