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Chilly weather could be contributing to the state's 'widespread' flu epidemic

Chilly weather could be contributing to the state's 'widespread' flu epidemic

Ohio County Healthcare facilities have reported 125 patients have tested positive for flu this month, according to spokesperson CeCe Robinson. And everyone wants to hold the baby.

Winter months usually bring a spike in illnesses, Austin said. "You can pretty much say the hour that you came down with it, unlike a cold where a day you're not feeling well then the next day it's a little worse", said Troisi. The region includes Fresno.

According to the CDC, there have been almost 14,000 confirmed cases of the flu this season.

Flu can be very contagious.

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Brownfield wants it understood that just because the now active strain of influenza is not responding well to this year's flu vaccine, the vaccine protects against four varieties, not just one. Last season the flu vaccine was about 43% effective against H3N2 in the United States, and the authors anticipate similar effectiveness this season.

People under doctors care for chronic medical conditions and children aged under three should get a prescription for flu immunisation from their private physician. The 2017 flu vaccine was created, to some extent, with such considerations in mind.

This national map, created by the CDC, tracks the flu across America. And white it's been speculated that the vaccine may only be 10 percent effective this year, Dr. Holder says it's still a good idea to get the shot.

"It's recommended to get the vaccine for whatever level of protection you can get", he said. In short, prevention is always better than cure; the best defense against the flu is to get an annual flu shot.

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Flu vaccines also take up to two weeks to take effect, which means you are still vulnerable to contracting the virus during this window of time.

"It is not a cure", Bergen said. For more information on influenza: here.

The Alabama Department of Public Health reports Mobile County has not yet reported an above average number of flu cases.

Doctors also recommend avoiding close contact with people who are sick, staying home if you get sick and covering your mouth and nose when you cough and sneeze.

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"Flu vaccine can keep you from getting flu, make flu less severe if you do get it, and keep you from spreading flu to your family and other people, especially newborns and young infants, children, seniors, and persons at risk of complications from the flu".