In fact, the cumulative number of influenza A detection in particular this season is higher compared to the previous seven seasons. The estimate also took into account several recent respiratory mortality studies, including one published in the Lancet on Thursday by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Erie County Health Commissioner Gale Burstein says she expects to see a higher number of cases this flu season.
Young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are most at risk of serious health problems related to the flu.
Geminids meteor shower set to put on spectacular show One of this year's best meteor shower display, the Geminids, will be on full display tonight through early Thursday morning. You'll be able to see the Geminids anywhere in the sky from dusk until dawn but the rates will be higher from midnight.
People aged 75 years and older and people living in sub-Saharan African countries experienced the highest rates of flu-associated respiratory deaths.
People with flu can spread it to others up to about 6 feet away, the Centers for Disease Control reports.
"These findings remind us of the seriousness of flu and that flu prevention should really be a global priority", said Dr Joe Bresee, associate director for global health at the CDC's Influenza Division and a co-author of the study.
Reports that this year's flu shot may be about 10 percent effective should not stop anyone from getting the vaccine.
And Canada's flu season is expected to be a doozy, the Government of Canada warns.
IN has already had one confirmed death this flu season; the victim was under the age of 18.
Beth Lantrip, infection preventionist with Hendrick Medical Center, said that in Public Health Region 2/3 - which includes Abilene - the current Influenza Activity Level is "Local", above "Minimal" and "Sporadic", but below "Regional" and "Widespread".
Similar activity is being seen across the province and there are also several other respiratory viruses circulating this time of year with Rhinovirus being the most common, non-influenza virus right now. "The flu shot combined with proper handwashing are the two most effective things you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones". Even though we're in the midst of it, and the flu is already prevalent here, it's not too late to get vaccinated, the health department said. The report also finds vaping and marijuana are more popular among 12th-graders than traditional cigarettes or misused prescription pain relievers.
The Gunners were 1-0 down before he guided a header into the bottom corner in the last ten minutes of the match. The club have been wobbling on the pitch this season and last week, their fans had a little wobble off it too.
However, it was shortly revealed by a report from Android Police that some Home Mini units were not performing as expected. So to avoid further user privacy issues, Google chose to remove the tapping and touch controls from the Home Mini.
The former Ohio State Buckeye sustained the injury Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals while attempting to make a tackle. Shazier was injured early in game after hitting Bengals receiver Josh Malone with the crown of his helmet.
The Notebook 9 and Notebook 9 Pen will be available this month in Korea, and the first quarter of 2018 in the United States. Samsung has announced the Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) as well as the Notebook 9 Pen , which is akin to the S-Pen stylus .
UFC president Dana White sounds like he's had enough of boxers trying to poach Conor McGregor from the UFC for another superfight. However, he also stressed that McGregor is only one of a few possible opponents when he ends his ring absence next year.
Then in late November, OnePlus also launched Lava Red color variant of the OnePlus 5T which was exclusive to the Chinese market. The limited edition variant will also be available in select European countries which includes Finland, Sweden and Denmark.
Asked if it has gotten to the point of Bennett needing to abandon that tactic, Carroll said he has already been told to. The Jags improved to 9-4, while the Titans dropped from their first-place tie into second in the division, at 8-5.
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Microsoft Brings AI To Bing For Smarter Answers
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United Kingdom retail growth continues in November
Looking at the past three months as a whole, which smoothes out monthly volatility, the picture is gloomier. Excluding fuel, the rise was 1.5 per cent, more than three times the 0.4 per cent expected.