Flu is most unsafe for people over age 65, young children, pregnant women and people with certain health conditions such as asthma or heart disease. Preventive actions include washing your hands and covering your nose or mouth when coughing or sneezing.
In Australia this past flu season, the problem did not appear to be a mismatch between the flu strains that were circulating and those that the available vaccine protected against, Fauci said.
In Australia, the number reached 215,280 reports by mid-October, exceeding the 59,022 cases reported during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic.
It declares an area of "widespread" when outbreaks of influenza or increases in influenza-like-illness cases and recent laboratory-confirmed influenza in at least half the regions of the state with recent laboratory evidence of influenza, according to the CDC website. The Department of Health does not provide this data by county. No appointments are needed for the influenza immunizations, but Crow said that you must be registered by 4 p.m. for walk-in services. The office is open from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 401 W. Tamarack Road in Altus. Second, the recommendation to NOT use the nasal spray vaccine has been renewed this year - only injectable flu shots should be used for all populations. The two people who died were older than 65, according to a release from the health department.
IOS 11.2 rushed out to fix December 2 bug
Apple released iOS 11 .2 earlier than expected due to a weird date bug that started crashing some iPhones on 2 December 2017 . The iOS 11 .2 update also includes three new Live wallpapers for the iPhone X and improves video camera stabilisation.
Legendary actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79
The legendary actor was married to late English actress Jennifer Kendal, with whom he established Prithvi Theatre in 1978. He was admitted to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Andheri on Sunday night, reportedly from chest infection.
Salman woos Katrina on a Snow
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New Zealand beats West Indies by an innings and 67 runs
Brathwaite was the top scorer, falling short of a seventh Test century when trapped lbw for 91 by spinner Mitchell Santner. Roston Chase fell to Matt Henry for 18 as the West Indies ended the morning having lost three for 72.
Sir Elton John 'in shock' at death of his mother
Sir Elton John has shared the "sad" news of his mother's death, just months after celebrating a rekindling of their relationship. They then continued to work on their relationship until their reconciliation was properly confirmed earlier this year.
World's first text message sent 25 years ago today
That honor (or blame) falls on Matti Makkonen, who initially suggested the idea back in 1984 at a telecommunications conference. As it gained more popularity, people quickly adapted to "textspeak" by shortening words and using endless abbreviations.