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15 February 2018, 07:21 | Lucy Hill
Harsh flu season may break records, CDC leader says
If you had the flu already this year and think you have paid your dues.you could still get it again.
In comparison, in 2017, Emory's Student Health Services saw 27 cases of flu or flu-like illness from January 1 through mid-February.
All the reports from Pennsylvania's labs, hospital emergency departments and medical providers indicate the flu decreased slightly from past weeks, according to the state Health Department's weekly flu report.
The flu can be especially unsafe for those with weakened immune systems, such as the elderly, sick or very young. Biology professor Dr. Benjamin Christmann said it is largely thanks to how the prevalent strain has changed beyond the vaccine. "I'd rather look insane and take these extra measures than wind up in the ER or on the news".
Sadly, all five pediatric flu deaths reported in Florida to date this year were in unvaccinated children.
"The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia & influenza is 10.1 percent this week".
Bellone: "We ask residents to obtain immunization against the flu to protect not only themselves but others".
Hong Kong health officials could introduce flu vaccines intended for the southern hemisphere in light of the city's flu vaccine shortage this year, with private doctors saying they had no more of the immunity-fighting substance for their patients.
Clemson projected as No. 3 seed in NCAA tournament
The Tigers, now 20-4 overall and 9-3 in second-place in the ACC, play at Florida State Wednesday night for a 7:05 tipoff. The committee placed the Spartans in the South Region, where Virginia and Cincinnati are the top two teams.
Korea's Mixed Doubles Curling Team Thrash the US
Canada has made the mixed doubles podium just twice at the world championships, grabbing a silver in 2017 and a bronze in 2009. If China defeats Norway, however, they would force a tiebreak game to be played Sunday morning at 6:05 a.m.
Patsy Malas, Campus Nurse, says the most important thing to know is that the flu is most contagious during the 24 hours after all symptoms have cleared.
Although he's had the flu in the past, Waterhouse said this year's sickness was strong enough to defeat his "iron stomach".
The season has been dominated by the H3N2 flu strain, which usually is more virulent, but the virus itself doesn't seem to be much different from previous H3N2 strains.
As is the case every season, this year's influenza vaccine formulation has coverage of strains of both type A and B influenza. She is one of 63 children who has died from the virus so far this year, compared to 20 at this point last year.
"While we have had some cases of the flu, we really have been able to contain those cases. which is really a testament to our staff and to people in the community, who, if they don't feel well, they're staying home", said Dr. Andi Shane.
Apple investigating AirPods explosion at a gym
Apple's iPhones have been in the news for exploding every now and then around the world - majority have faulty batteries. Apple's AirPods are a one of a kind device, featuring advanced technology that no other company is now offering.
Kiwis beat Poms in T20 tri-series
Vince was run out by Williamson for 10, Buttler hoisted Sodhi straight to long-off and Sam Billings left no impression. Williamson was relieved after a recent lack of form in T20 cricket to make a Man of the Match contribution.
Xiaomi rolls out Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro in India
The remote for the Mi LED TV 4 has only 11 buttons and works through Bluetooth, so you don't have to actually point it at the TV. The high-end model has 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage , making it the first Xiaomi smartphone in India with this RAM capacity.
Chelsea bomber Ahmad Rahimi sentenced to life in prison
Rahimi, a naturalised USA citizen who was born in Afghanistan and lived in New Jersey, was shot several times but survived. Today's sentencing - of life in prison - should be the strongest deterrent to future acts of terror".
Kuwait pledges $2bn for Iraq reconstruction
The package will be structured so that the initial amount could rise to as much as $5 billion over several years. Iranian-backed Shiite militias also participated in the operation, fighting in the villages around the city.