One flu virus circulating, influenza A (H3N2), has been more resistant to flu vaccinations, though Koening said many of those cases have been in Australia where the flu season is winding down, and not predictive of what will happen in the United States. "We're seeing an increase in our flu cases, so that is a concern".
The spike last week is within about 100 cases of the most reported in a single week for the past five flu seasons, according to city data.
"Flu activity has been accelerating over the past three weeks and more people could get sick", said Dr. Wilma Wooten, the county's public health officer.
"If you need to visit your GP or the emergency department, please phone first to explain that you might have flu". If you're sick, stay home.
'Tis the season for family get-togethers and office Christmas parties-and that means lots of germs spreading around right in the middle of cold and flu season. "A study published earlier this year in a pediatric journal shows that flu vaccination can significantly reduce a child's risk of dying from influenza", Koening said.
Virginia woman found dead in woods, mauled by her two pit bulls
Sheriff's deputies arrived and spent 60 to 90 minutes attempting to catch the dogs - which the sheriff described as pit bull dogs. There were no signs of strangulation, leading Agnew to say Stephens probably wasn't killed in a homicide, according to WTVR .
A preventative vaccine is especially important for the very young, the elderly or people with chronic health conditions.
Getting the shot is a proactive way to avoid a potentially harmful illness that is good for you, your loved one and the people in your care, say hospital administrators.
Consider over-the-counter medications. For example nasal decongestants can help unclog a stuffy nose; and antihistamines stop sneezing.
Burton has been in nursing since 1989; and has worked in infection prevention for the past seven and a half years. In the same year, polio re-surfaced in ten countries around the globe, prompting the World Health Organization to take emergency measures to contain the virus.
The United States developed the system and it has already been deployed by US forces in Romania and Poland. One Aegis Ashore unit is known to cost close to 100 billion yen which is about 966 billion won.
If the count is deadlocked, Vice President Mike Pence would cast the tie-breaking vote in favor of Republicans. John McCain will miss the upcoming vote on the Republican tax bill in the Senate this week.
Track Palin was arrested Saturday on a felony charge of burglary and misdemeanor charges of assault and mischief, KTUU reports. Sarah Palin's oldest son, Track , has been arraigned on charges that he assaulted his father at the family's home in Alaska.
David Luiz next club odds: Where could Chelsea star go next? Conte added: "He is very happy to stay with us and play regularly". But I have to make the best decision for the team'. 'He's a serious person, always committed in training sessions.
After which, CNIL made a decision to issue formal notice to WhatsApp to comply with the Data Protection Act within one month. The privacy watch dog further informed WhatsApp - to do so - it has only a month's time in hand.
The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. Since then, WWE has placed a greater emphasis on its female stars, including recruiting talent from around the world.
Longoria has five years remaining on a six-year, $100 million contract that also includes a seventh-year club option. The team has been shopping pitchers Chris Archer, Jake Odorizzi and Alex Colome to varying degrees this offseason.
Other countries, like Russia, China, and the UK-where hospitals' systems were taken offline by the attack-were not as lucky. However, some months later, Hutchins was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation while he was visiting the U.S.
Clouds encroach by late this week as we head into an unfortunately timed soggy weekend that coincides with Christmas. The mild air in place will peak today with highs getting into the lower 50s thanks to a stiff southwest breeze.
The leadership said that the spree of brutal killings has crossed every limit and has now become intolerable. Meanwhile, the killings also led to intense nocturnal protests at the University of Kashmir.
With gas prices down in both Rhode Island and MA , holiday travelers will have a little extra to spend on gifts. That's down a fraction of a percent from Monday and 5 percent, or 13 cents per gallon, less than one month ago.
A fire official says a mother and three children have died in the fast-moving house fire in in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood. The fire engulfed a two-and-a-half story home at 1945 East 14th Street in Sheepshead Bay around 2:30 a.m.
Tension Brewing Between Guerrero, Patriots
Because Brady is Brady , Guerrero had been given very privileged access to the Patriots locker room. Brady was asked about a possible rift between Belichick and Guerrero earlier this week.
New York Islanders to Land Belmont Park Site for Arena
Tommorrow is arguably the most important day in the past 25 years for the Islanders, their future in NY depends on it. The state also solicited bids to develop the land in 2012 but wound up scrapping all proposals a year ago.
Lady Gaga Just Announced Her Las Vegas Residency
She wrote: "Thank you @sakspotts for this dope jacket and @pollyplume for the handsome sparkly boots". She also announced her rescheduled UK "Joanne" tour dates after cancelling due to illness.