"It really makes a big difference if you get people on it early in the course of their illness", Safranek said.
According to the Kentucky Department for Public Health, flu cases have been confirmed in 12 of the 17 regions of Kentucky.
For those who haven't gotten the flu, health officials recommend getting the vaccine, washing their hands often and avoiding close contact with anyone coughing or sneezing.
Though the flu killed three Californians by this time previous year, 68 people had died from it by the end of February, according to state data.
About 38 percent of this season's flu-related intensive care unit admissions happened during the last week of December, according to the IDPH.
"The patient census has been high the last three days, mostly with older patients who have flu and pneumonia", said Gene Vogelgesang, hospital spokesman. More than 15 times the number of influenza B detections have been reported this season as compared with the same period during the past seven seasons.
"It tends to cause more deaths and more hospitalizations than the other strains", Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, L.A. County's interim health officer.
He said he has heard from patients, doctors and nurses who have not bothered with the flu shot because of concerns with its usefulness. The B virus is widely considered less serious than its A counterpart, but a study released previous year by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found influenza B caused equally severe disease outcomes. Flu vaccination for children aged two to eight is easy carried out, with a simple nasal spray instead of a jab.
Flu season arrived early this year, and that is adding to the misery.
The good news is that it's not too late to get a flu shot.
Health officials told the Los Angeles Times on Friday that 27 people younger than 65 had died of the flu in California since October. People not staying home when they need to the most.
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AT&T backs away from deal to sell Huawei smartphones There is no word on why AT&T may have walked away from the deal, as neither the wireless carrier nor Huawei are talking. An AT&T spokesman declined to comment, noting that the company hasn't commented on this rumor for the past few months.
The Detroit Lions will not only be hiring a new head coach in the coming weeks, but also a new defensive coordinator. Austin had pointed comments about interviews he had with teams about being a head coach before the 2016 season.
Last year, there were 214 traffic fatalities in the city, 101 pedestrians, 23 bicyclists, 33 motorcyclists and 57 drivers. Twenty-three people on bicycles died in NY in 2017, almost double the 12 who died in 2013.
But the star's awkward kiss with husband, Keith Urban , seemed to get more attention than her big win. My mama was an advocate for the women's movement when I was growing up". "Wow, the power of women".
It seems likely that the complaints aren't due to the Ball family's maliciousness, but ineptitude at running said business. The company is selling Lonzo Ball's signature shoes for $495, while his youngest brother LaMelo's shoes go for $395.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas backed out of his planned meeting with Pence to protest Trump's decision. She said Pence plans to call on leaders to "work together to fight terrorism and improve our national security".
The Senate Judiciary Committee did not immediately respond to a request for additional information about the criminal referral. But Grassley issued a statement saying that he did not "take lightly making a criminal referral for investigation".
For the entire season, Alabama gave up seven passing touchdowns, two of which were scored by CSU's Warren Jackson in September. While his role has yet to be announced, Golding has experience coaching defensive backs in the past.
The German has four goals and five assists in the Premier League this season, after eight goals and nine assists last term. Ozil, 29, is yet to pen a renewal at the Emirates and it's still unclear to whether he will opt to prolong his stay.
He also served as director-general of the World Trade Organisation and was a former chairman of Goldman Sachs International . His business roles included stints as chairman of Allied Irish Bank, finance firm Goldman Sachs and oil company BP.
Met Eireann issued the alert at 1pm, stating that temperatures could plummet to -6 degrees, between 9pm and 10am on Monday. Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange warning, as temperatures are set to drop to -6°.
Evans is under contract at West Brom until 2019, and the Baggies must be keen to get some cash for the centre back. The 29-year-old is a defender with a wealth of Champions League experience from his long spell at Old Trafford.
Syrian troops capture 14 villages from rebels
Idlib is the capital of a province by the same name that is controlled by insurgent factions, including an al-Qaida-linked group. The Syrian Civil Defence reported that more than 40 people were injured during the raid on Hammuriyeh alone.
Everton's Mirallas heads for Olympiakos
Mirallas helped Olympiakos win the Greek title in 2011 and 2012 with 34 goals in 71 games in his first spell. Mirallas has not once been in the squad since Sam Allardyce was appointed manager.
DJI launches Osmo Mobile 2 gimbal for mobile videography
If you are into movie making or are a photography/videography enthusiast, then chances are you have most probably heard of Osmo. Hyperlapse blends timelapses with camera motion, and there are Panorama, Long Exposure, and LightTrail modes.