Children are bearing the brunt of this year's flu season, health officials say
29 December, 2018, 05:09
"The single best way to protect yourself and your loved ones is to get vaccinated - either by the flu nasal spray or injection", said Dr. Pino in a press release. It went from local to regional flu activity in the past week.
"Businesses should be proactive in helping keep workers and customers safe from getting the flu virus by taking steps to help prevent the spread of germs in their facilities", says Adam Soreff, director of marketing and communications at UniFirst Corporation, a leading provider of work uniforms and facility service products to businesses throughout the North America. People with the flu are infectious for up to 7 days after symptoms begin. The flu is not the stomach illness many people call the flu, but the flu is the respiratory illness that can make you ill for weeks, can put you into the hospital, and can kill.
Several counties are experiencing flu outbreaks including Collier County, which has seen as many as 4 outbreaks this year.
People ages 65 and older, people of any age with certain chronic medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease), pregnant women and children younger than age 5 tend to be more vulnerable.
Influenza viruses usually infect the respiratory tract.
The influenza vaccine has been made easily accessible to everyone to ensure vaccination of as many people as possible.
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The dominant strain of flu circulating this year - influenza A H1N1 - is also associated with "a higher burden of disease ... among children than among adults", Madison told Ireland.
One reason for hospitalization can be pneumonia, which is a "very well-known complication of influenza", Bogoch said. "We've been telling our patients for a long time to look out, because the flu numbers are going to be going up, so we're officially in flu season".
The following are some helpful tips to help prevent work environments from becoming a breeding ground for germs that can cause the flu and other seasonal illnesses.
Health officials said flu activity will continue to rise in the upcoming weeks. Only 39.5% of MI citizens reported receiving their flu shots previous year, compared to the national average of 42%. But it is never too late to get vaccinated even in the middle of the flu season as this can still offer some benefit.
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"[It's] likely to be much, much better than past year", he said.
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