NC reports 3 new flu-related deaths

NC reports 3 new flu-related deaths If you are a senior and haven’t gotten your flu and pneumonia shots yet, it’s crucial to get vaccinated right away, experts say. “Older adults are more fragile individuals” and have weaker immune systems that don’t fight off infections as easily, said

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Fox & Friends: Doctor shares ‘ABCs’ of flu prevention

With virtually every state reporting influenza outbreaks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said this season is looking worse than last year’s, leaving many wondering what they can do to prevent it from spreading. Physicians and

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Influenza cases on the rise, health officials encourage vaccination

Local and state health officials are encouraging residents to get vaccinated for the flu as activity increases across Minnesota. (Metro). prev. next. ×. 9 remaining of 10. Welcome! We hope that you enjoy our free content. OWATONNA — A recent uptick in …

Flu activity widespread in Onondaga County

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Flu activity is widespread in Onondaga County, according to the county Health Department. The department said it has received reports of 124 flu cases as of Jan. 8, the latest data available. Those numbers represent the tip of the

CDC Flu Update: More People Seeing Their Healthcare Provider for Influenza-Like Illness

According to the CDC’s FluView report for the week ending Dec. 31, 2016 (week 52), flu activity continues to increase in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been at or above

Infection Control Today

Greg Duncan: Influencing the influenza debate

Public health officials are urging residents to get the flu vaccine. File photo/ Postmedia Network. Share Adjust Comment Print. You’ve seen the headlines locally about avoiding hospital emergency rooms and clinics due to an extraordinary volume of

Montreal Gazette

NC reports 3 new flu-related deaths

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Seven flu-related deaths have been reported in North Carolina in the last three months. Three of the deaths came in the last week of December. CBS North Carolina spoke with health professionals to find out what we can expect as …


Flu Season Is In Full Swing: Here Are The Big 3 For Prevention, According To The CDC

Influenza A or H3N2 emerges as the prominent flu strain right now, often an indicator that a hard-hitting season is underway. Not all H3 seasons are severe but a lot of them more, according to the CDC. ( CDC ). Advertisement. The flu season is upon the …

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Influenza – Record Fast Activity in the US, How to Avoid or Treat it

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 15: Chief pharmacist Ali A. Yasin (L) gives flu information to Juan Castro (R) after injecting him with influenza vaccine as assistant Agripinno Camiolo looks on at New York City Pharmacy in Manhattan on January 15, 2013 in New …

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North Carolina health officials say number of flu cases on the rise statewide

North Carolina health officials warned Tuesday that we’re about to hit the peak of the 2016-17 flu season and the virus is widespread. They said influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising. Three influenza-associated deaths were reported