5th Person Dies in San Diego County's Flu Season

Toni Houston
December 22, 2017

In Yellowstone County for the week ending December 16, 42 cases of influenza all type A were reported.

His hypothesis became the basis of numerous studies showing that people with the lowest Vitamin D levels reported having significantly more colds or cases of the flu.

If it seems like this flu season is worse than last year, that's probably because Dallas County is seeing a spike in cases much earlier than in previous years, said Zachary Thompson, director of the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department. So, the CDC said it's possible you could still get the flu even if you received the vaccine, but the flu would not be as severe. "Symptoms include a fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, cough, and/or sore throat". No. 1 on the list is to get a flu shot.

"If you need to visit your GP or the emergency department, please phone first to explain that you might have flu".

Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs like the flu. The media reports are based on data coming out of Australia, where flu strains can be very different than those in New England according to Wu.

The 73-year-old and 80-year-old Dallas residents after complications from the seasonal flu. Flu season usually lasts through early summer. You won't get as sick, and who wants to be really sick with the flu?

Shots take about two weeks to take full effect.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine for all persons aged 6 months and older, with rare exception.

Children may experience nausea and vomiting.

Consider over-the-counter medications. For example nasal decongestants can help unclog a stuffy nose; and antihistamines stop sneezing. She has worked at Peterson Health for about one year.

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