Don't let the flu get you, get your flu shot now

The flu vaccine is drawn from the vile into the needle at Crawford Kids Clinic in Aurora Colorado

Last year, we opened 2018 urging those who had not yet received a flu shot to get one.

Although there are fewer cases of influenza than this time previous year, experts say rates of influenza are generally above-average levels across the country. With the flu now in its peak season, experts at Auburn University's Harrison School of Pharmacy encourage people to take advantage of the vaccine.

"All of the fluologists have their own crystal ball, but flu is fickle so we're always very cautious about predicting, but I will say so far so good, not bad", he said. The website also provides a map of reported flu cases, a vaccine finder and the latest flu news.

New Jersey health officials confirmed the state's first pediatric flu death on Tuesday. Children, pregnant women, and the elderly are among the highest risk groups for flu-related complications. "It's also important to wash hands regularly and thoroughly, and stay home if showing any flu symptoms".

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"So, just because one strain of flu is circulating in the community doesn't mean that another strain of flu won't circulate later in the flu season", Dr. Walshak says. H3N2, the strain largely responsible for last year's outbreak, has so far been less common than the H1N1 strain.

Another Saskatchewan life has been lost due to influenza, bringing the province's total number of flu-related deaths to six since September 1, 2018.

"You may get some chills, you may get some body aches, but that's the vaccine working". Appointments are also now being accepted for the flu vaccine. A sudden influx of patients has caused the hospital to remain at or near capacity most days, and much of that influx is attributed to the rise in confirmed flu cases. The CDC recommends the vaccine for anyone over the age of 6 months old, he added. This was mostly among children ages 0-4 years old.

The H1N1 flu strain, commonly known as swine flu, is spreading throughout Georgia.

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If you get the flu, your doctor may prescribe antiviral drugs to treat your flu symptoms.

"Getting the vaccine is still one of the best ways to prevent the illness and reduce its severity", stated Mike Gutzeit, Chief Medical Officer at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. "Even though you may have never had the flu, you're a healthy individual, really by getting it, you're protecting others".

Cadieux noted that flu season peaked early this year in Alberta, but has yet to peak in Ottawa.

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