And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the national influenza positivity rate at 13.7 percent for the last week of 2018, while Washington reported 7.1 percent for the same week.
There have been 6 deaths this season likely directly linked to flu.
He said children were not among the flu fatalities so far and they also do not include any pregnant women.
"We're really just now getting into our flu season", said Dr. Michelle Murti of Public Health Ontario, noting that the proportion of tests on people with respiratory bugs that came back positive for influenza had doubled to 16 per cent in the week ending December 29, compared to eight per cent the week before.
It is expected to peak in about 8-12 weeks.
So far this season, 151 patients have been admitted to hospital with influenza.Most of these cases involved children and people over 65 years.
‘Gully Boy’ trailer: Ranveer Singh raps for his time to arrive Kalki Koechlin, who is also a key part of the film, is one strong actor and she never fails to impress us with her acting prowess. Both of them are special to me. "I was born to do Gully Boy and I knew only I can pull off this character", he said.
To help prevent the flu in yourself and others, it's best to wash and disinfect your hands, cover your mouth if you sneeze or cough and stay home if you're ill, especially if you have a fever, the New Jersey Department of Health advises.
Another Saskatchewan life has been lost due to influenza, bringing the province's total number of flu-related deaths to six since September 1, 2018.
State health officials have confirmed the first death of a New Jersey child associated with the flu this season.
The swine flu is the main strain of virus circulating. The more people who are vaccinated, the less likely the virus is to spread - protecting those who are most vulnerable, including babies, older adults, and people with compromised immune systems.
Note to readers: This is a corrected story. County health officials just learned of the death late last week. It also misstated the percentage of children that make up B.C.'s population.
The Italian champions Juve are nine points clear at the top of Serie A as they chase an eighth successive title. They are once again in the last 16 of this year's competition, where they are facing Atlético Madrid.
While the coin wasn't purchased off the auction block, it reportedly raked in $40,000 in a private sale shortly after. The young coin collector chose to keep the cent in his collection for more than 70 years, until he died in September.
FBN's Stuart Varney on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announcing he and his wife MacKenzie will be divorcing after 25 years of marriage. Even with a $69 billion fortune, the Amazon founder would still be ranked fifth, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index .
Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray will face Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in the first round of the Australian Open. And with No. 6 Marin Cilic in the same quarter, there's potential for a rematch of the 2018 final a few rounds early.
The 40-year-old led the Dolphins to a 7-9 record last season and has a 23-25 overall record as head coach with the team. Multiple sources say the Jets wanted to make sure they hired the right coach to help develop Sam Darnold .
One of the bills in the package is called the Rubio-Manchin Combating BDS Act of 2018, meant to limit the BDS movement in the US. Among the Democratic senators who have endorsed Van Hollen's strategy include his fellow Maryland Sen.
Here's a look at our final grades for Clemson football both offensively and defensively Monday night in the National Championship. That led to Travis Etienne's third touchdown of the half, a 5-yard shovel pass from Lawrence.
Local authorities say they "highly condemn" the incident and have removed the teacher "pending investigation". Racism is still deeply embedded in South Africa almost 25 years after white-minority rule ended.
She said that her son had previously traveled to Iran to meet his girlfriend but that there was no problems, unlike the last time. Christine Levinson's husband, former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Bob Levinson, has been missing in Iran since 2007.
There is nothing that can be done to investigate these allegations without the cooperation of victims and witnesses", Foxx said. A lawyer representing a couple who appeared in a recent documentary detailing abuse allegations against R.
Police Seek DNA Where Comatose Woman Gave Birth
Police have requested DNA samples from men working at a home where a patient in a vegetative state was raped and later had a baby. The private care facility serves babies, children and young adults who are "medically fragile".
Donald Trump's special Afghan Envoy to visit India
The US still keeps around 14,000 troops there as part of a NATO-led mission aiding Afghan security forces and hunting militants. The United States sent troops to Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001, attacks on NY and Washington .
Mercedes Benz Emerges As Numero Uno Luxury Automaker in India
If the introduction of the new CLA at a technology show instead of a traditional auto show comes as a surprise, it shouldn't. After countless spy photos and a myriad of teasers, the all-new Mercedes-Benz CLA has officially been revealed to the world.
Dollar falls for a third day on rate pause bets
Palladium, meanwhile, slipped 0.6 percent to $1,292.90 an ounce after touching a record high of $1,313.24 earlier in the session. The dollar outperformed other currencies in 2018 due to the Fed being the only major central bank to hike rates.
Total lunar eclipse happening January 20
Since the first full moon of January is called "wolf moon"; many are calling this event a "Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse". It's an event that will be best viewed from the eastern U.S., Central America, and South America.
Hardik Pandya, K. L. Rahul issued show-cause notice by BCCI
Pandya is now with the Indian team in Australia and his response, released to a section of the media in Sydney , spoke of regrets. In the whole episode, he could not stop himself from boasting about womanizing and that did not go down well with the netizens.
White Sox add another Manny Machado friend
Tulowitzki could slot in at shortstop, allowing Gleyber Torres to remain at second base and Miguel Andujar to stay at third. According to Passan, Tulowitzki is expected to play shortstop for NY while Didi Gregorius recovers from Tommy John surgery.