In a media update on Friday, Jan. 5 ODH said that in the last week of 2017 there were 925 new flu-associated hospitalizations which was up from 554 in the previous week.
Prof Keith Willett, NHS England's medical director for acute care, said children were "super-spreaders" and the flu season "traditionally reaches its peak" at Christmas. She said the latest figures show 31 cases testing positive for the A strain and nine cases testing positive for the B strain.
The Ohio Department of Health reports that there were more than 900 influenza-related hospitalizations during the last week of 2017 alone, with 122 of those in central Ohio.
According to the Kentucky Department for Public Health, flu cases have been confirmed in 12 of the 17 regions of Kentucky.
That year saw 15 flu deaths statewide, the most in recent memory, according to health officials.
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Two Utahns won $1 million each playing Powerball at KJ's in 2017. "You would stop and pause and look", said Thompson. He said the last time the Powerball jackpot was hit was on October 25 in Louisiana. $400 million or something.
First blue supermoon lunar eclipse in 150 years coming in January 31
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"We won't know exactly how effective this vaccine was until we're past this flu season", Dominguez said.
"Sometimes, the variation doesn't go the way we think it's going to", explained Rogers, "so it doesn't offer as much of a protection as we would like". Christian said flu activity in Tennessee is widespread and officials are urging everyone over 6 months old to get a shot.
Emergency room doctors in Escondido, California have set up a special tent outside the hospital to handle a surge in flu patients.
"The nasal spray vaccine a year ago reduced children's risk of flu by 65% meaning they were less likely to spread it to relatives and others they come into close with".
"The earlier you get treated, the better", Rasnake said. Hand sanitizer is good, too, but it doesn't replace hand washing. Influenza is easily spread from person to person, and an infected person can spread the virus before they develop symptoms.
Wearing masks or covering your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing.