ME had 510 confirmed influenza cases through January 5 - the latest figures available - down from 768 during the same time period in 2017-18.
Health officials also say 53 people have been hospitalized as a result of the flu this season.
This year's flu season has a far different profile than last year's: it began earlier and the predominant circulating A strain is H1N1, the viral type that caused the pandemic in 2009-2010 but hasn't made much of an appearance for the last few years. But regardless of where you are, your best course of action to prevent yourself from catching the virus that kills as many as 12,000 Americans a year is to head out to your pharmacy and get a flu shot.
"There is still time to get a free flu shot before the flu season peaks as individuals who get the flu vaccine are not only protecting themselves, but family members, and even co-workers", said Cox.
The Kane County Health Department and the Kane County coroner's office said this week that the child died December 21 at Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora. Appointments are also now being accepted for the flu vaccine. MA has had about 2,200 confirmed influenza cases through the first week of January this season, according to MA state data.
The first and second flu deaths in the county this year were 56 and 66-year-old patients who lived in Dallas and Garland. So, we're hoping for a better year than last year and one in which the vaccine will be about 50 to 60 percent effective. The majority of people who hadn't been vaccinated already, 41 percent of the total sample, said they were not planning to get the shot at all.
Some people shouldn't get the flu shot, like those with severe, life-threatening allergies to flu vaccine or any ingredient in the vaccine.
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Symptoms include fever, chills, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, headaches, fatigue and coughing. Northern Health says data from health care visits and lab confirmation show influenza activity is also on the rise in Northern B.C.
Children 6 months old and younger typically have antibodies in their system passed on by their mothers, and after that, it can take children up to five years to develop a strong immune system. But in 2014-15, 974 Mainers reported a positive flu test.
Influenza and other virus are circulating throughout the province as flu season is well underway.
The 29-year-old is vying for his first title since the Memphis Open in February 2016. 9 won five games in a row to seal the win. There were quarter-final wins for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Daniil Medvedev at the Brisbane International on Friday.
Muhammad V was the 15th king of Malaysia since it peacefully separated from the United Kingdom in 1957 and the first to abdicate. However, the king's assent is needed before the appointment of the prime minister and senior public officials.
The head of the Fed, once confirmed by the Senate, can only be removed "for cause", not a policy disagreement. President Donald Trump has called the Fed's rate hikes a mistake and said he was not happy with Powell.
The talks were scheduled to be held in Beijing from Monday to Tuesday, but were prolonged to Wednesday. -China trade dispute. The paper said in an editorial that the dispute harms both countries and disrupts the global trade order and supply chains.
Once Trump finished his speech, CNN and other outlets quickly went to fact checkers to dispute some of the president's claims. While Trump has frequently painted a picture of an "unprecedented crisis" of illegal immigration at the U.S.
Murray said he would not consider playing on as a doubles specialist but that he hoped he would be pain-free in future. Remarkable discipline for training, competition, sacrifice, perfection, a little insane but a legend of a bloke .
In a press conference, General Manager Jason Licht said a new coach would have the opportunity to bring his own staff on board. He's only 193 yards shy of replacing Vinny Testaverde (14,820 yards, 1987-92) as the club's all-time passing leader.
Leading the list was the Vive Cosmo , a new consumer-friendly headset pitched as easier use and set up than rival devices. The Vive Cosmos VR headset will be based on Vive Reality system, which ensures seamless movement during your VR journey.
That was also why Guardiola was quick to run on to the pitch to speak to the Burton players at the full-time whistle. "I think this one over two legs", said Clough, when asked to compare which was the tougher challenge.
Her powers are off the charts, and when she's introduced, she will be by far the strongest character we've ever had. Captain Marvel , the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe , is being directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck .
There are two cameras aligned vertically, similar to the iPhone XS . "Above that is an LED flash and a microphone on the bottom". We're just in the first week of the new year and already, the iPhone XI 2019 renders have shown up.
Adam Gase Hired as Head Coach of the NY Jets
It turns out he'll remain in the AFC East, and face the Dolphins twice every regular season as a rival head coach. It didn't matter that he apparently didn't get along with star quarterback Aaron Rogers in recent years.
LG Unveils the World’s First Rollable OLED TV
The company also showed off its new home brewing beer system for the first time, having first announced it past year . With Apple HomeKit support, customers will be able to control their LG TV using the Home app or by asking Siri.
Trump makes his case for securing southern border
Over Caesar salad and iced tea, Trump projected confidence that his strategy was working, Fox News Channel's Bret Baier reported. Critics say the security risks are overblown and the administration is at least partly to blame for the humanitarian situation.
Vietnam says it wants to host US-NK summit
The trip is at Xi's invitation and set to run until Thursday, according to KCNA and China's official Xinhua news agency. Last week, Trump said he had recently received a "great letter" from Kim, but declined to reveal its contents.
Pliskova overhauls Tsurenko to win Brisbane title
Tsurenko went on the attack, earned another two match points with a volley victor and clinched it with the second of those. However, serving for the match at 5-4, she tightened up and Pliskova won 13 of the next 14 points to level the match.
Trump to visit US-Mexico border amid shutdown stalemate
A further complication: Trump's long practice of contradicting his aides makes it hard for anyone else to negotiate on his behalf. In a previous budget showdown, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer likened bargaining with Trump to negotiating with "Jell-O".
Government shutdown could mean delayed tax returns
Although tax filing season starts in January, the IRS typically takes a few weeks to start getting refunds out. However, if the government doesn't open by then, he said it's nearly guaranteed that refunds will be delayed.