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Above, a student receives a flu vaccine at the annual Bouvé Health Fair and Flu Shot Clinic held in the fall.
In Santa Barbara County, 183 out of 1900 patients during the week of January 27 had ILI, about 9.6 percent, according to the Health Department's most recent report.
As one of the worst flu seasons in almost a decade continues to thrive across the country, OR is the first state in the lower 48 to see the virus decline from "widespread" to "regional".
Over the past few weeks, the CDC has seen increased influenza-like illness activity, more hospitalizations, and more flu associated deaths in children and adults.
"We haven't seen any letting up", Barbera said. All children under the age of 18 can also receive the flu vaccine for free. Compared to last flu season, Hays County only had 1,001 positive flu cases from September through May.
While seasonal flu outbreaks can happen as early as October, flu activity is usually highest between December and February, and can last through the spring.
So far this season, 91 flu-related deaths have been reported in Pennsylvania. And the number of deaths from the flu are holding at four, making it the second-deadliest flu season in the past four years, said Melissa Sixberry, director of disease control for the Yakima Health District.
"There's some talk of the vaccine being less effective this year".
Like many other medical facilities around the country, the Will County Health Department has been busy administering a lot of flu shots.
"Some of the serious consequences of influenza are bacterial pneumonias". Symptoms of influenza include rapid onset of fever, muscle aches, headache, lack of energy, dry cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, and possibly a runny nose.
If you are experiencing those symptoms, call a doctor as soon as possible. During last flu season (2016-2017), the percentage of visits to local emergency departments for flu-like illnesses did not go above 2.3 percent. Antiviral drugs are most effective when started within 48 hours of symptoms.
Officials of Aurora, Illinois, close a Catholic school, while those of Atlanta, Georgia, and NY recommended citizens to wear masks, to use germicide sprays to clean their hands and to avoid crowdy spaces.
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