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Pennsylvania sees slight decline in flu cases, state health officials say

Pennsylvania sees slight decline in flu cases, state health officials say

During the 2016-17 season, when the same strain was predominant, 47 influenza-related deaths were reported in New Hampshire, including two involving children.

Schuchat said the nation is now in the eleventh week of the 2017-2018 flu season, and almost all states remain rife with the virus, except for OR and Hawaii.

"This is a severe flu season, and unfortunately there are no signs that it has peaked yet", said State Health Commissioner Kris Box, MD, FACOG. "The cases we've seen this year are significantly higher than our numbers in the two to three previous years".

Especially if you experience a high fever or it's hard to breathe, call your doctor or visit a hospital.

In Suffolk, there have been over 3,700 cases of the flu this season, with 782 new cases reported last week.

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H3N2 is a strain of influenza a that is common during the flu season.

Weekly monitoring of the number of flu cases in all facilities is continuing. Genevieve County are similar to those all over Missouri.

Thus far, 68 children have reportedly been felled by the flu. In Ste. Genevieve County, adults ages 24 to 50 have been affected at a slightly higher number than children. "It's terribly important for the public to understand that the best protection we have is the seasonal flu shot". The Ellis County Health Dept., 601 Main in Hays, is open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m.to noon and again 1 p.m.to 5 p.m.

A "smart thermometer" connected to a mobile phone app can track flu activity in real time and help predict how the infection will spread, scientists say. Current subtypes of influenza A viruses found in people are influenza A (H1N1) and influenza A (H3N2) viruses.

Symptoms of the flu usually occur suddenly and may include headache, fever, chills, body and muscle aches, severe fatigue, congestion and cough. Some people - such as older people, young children and people with certain health conditions - are at high risk for serious flu complications.

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If you get the flu contact your doctor immediately to start an anti-viral medication like tamiflu.

You have a few more shots to get a free flu shot to help battle this particularly brutal flu season.

The school offers the flu vaccine to faculty and staff during the health fair at the beginning of the year.

Dr. Schuchat also recommended avoiding those who are sick, frequent hand-washing, covering the mouth when coughing or sneezing, and staying home from work or school when sick.

Maryland public health officials have detected a marked increase in influenza activity since mid to late December and are warning the public to take measures to prevent influenza, especially by getting the influenza vaccine.

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