First Iowan Death Reported This Flu Season

Jennifer Thew a mother-of-two from Canberra, died after fighting a week-long battle against a deadly flu virus alongside her seven-year-old daughter Estella

Jennifer Thew a mother-of-two from Canberra, died after fighting a week-long battle against a deadly flu virus alongside her seven-year-old daughter Estella

Fall brings changing leaves and pumpkins - and the beginning of flu season.

Washington had 278 confirmed flu deaths in the past year, and Throne says 6 of those were children. Additionally, hospital and EMS systems were strained by the increased demand of patients seeking immediate care.

A publicity campaign is to begin this week urging the public to get the flu shot. The flu vaccine can reduce influenza illness, doctors' visits, and missed work and school due to the flu.

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The Snohomish Health District has developed new resources for the community at http://www.snohd.org/flu. Also, studies have shown that getting the flu vaccine during pregnancy can protect the baby after birth for several months. The provider may charge a fee to give the vaccine, called an administration fee but you can ask for this fee to be waived if you can't afford it.

The flu started circulating in Clark County a little earlier than usual previous year, with activity picking up at the end of October.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is once again recommending that the popular nasal spray influenza vaccine not be used this year as its effectiveness remains unclear.

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Influenza is highly contagious, and can lead to serious complications and hospitalizations for people who are most vulnerable, Jalbert said.

Department medical director Patricia Quinlisk says the man's death "is an unfortunate reminder the flu virus does have the potential to cause severe illness and death, especially in the very young, very old or those who have underlying health conditions".

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