Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Flu season lands hard on NY and the Southern U.S.

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Ben Pena | 05 January, 2019, 03:59

"I can see in the data I have available that it is beginning to rise that it nearly certainly will go above a threshold that we have got that says it is flu season".

This year the majority of flu vaccines being offered in the community protect against two strains of influenza A and two strains of influenza B.

Kelleher notes that while most people will recover from flu symptoms by themselves, anyone concerned about their condition should telephone their GP or an out of hours medical service.

He said that's because similar strains were circulating about 40 to 50 years ago. Most of these hospitalizations have been young children.

According to the CDC website, vaccines are recommended to contain H1N1, H3N2 and Victoria lineage-all different types of influenza.

"When the flu vaccine is effective it can make a big difference", she says.

The flu season got off to a deadly start in Hong Kong claiming the lives of one child and seven adults in the space of five days, health authorities said on Friday. In terms of severity, that's right in the middle of the four previous flu seasons.

According to this week's report, the cumulative rate of laboratory-confirmed hospitalizations due to the flu was 3.6 per 100,000 people. People like Gene Hemshrot says he and his wife have gotten the flu shot every year for the past 20.

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The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated.

She says teach your children to do the "chicken wing", aka cough into their elbows and definitely get your flu shot if you haven't already.

He said he expects to see more cases in the coming weeks.

When you are sick, try to limit your contact with others.

Anyone who has the flu or other respiratory infections should stay home to avoid infecting others, especially the elderly.

"Lots of hand washing". "Also do not forget to cover your cough and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth because germs are spread this way".

Dr. Rodriguez says wash your hands with soap and water if they are dirty, but if you think your hands are germ covered, she says it's better to reach for the sanitizer instead.

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