Dallas County Now Up to 23 Flu-Related Deaths This Season

Eastern Health

Eastern Health

Florida has reported 73 outbreaks of influenza and flu-like illness this season - more outbreaks than in previous seasons at this time, which may indicate a more severe season.

Cold symptoms are usually milder than symptoms of the flu.

"H3 is more likely to lead to hospitalization or even death", Berg said. "It is generally less for H3N2 than it is for H1N1 or influenza B". It's never too late, they say, as hospitals prepare to see flu cases well into the month of May. The city of Roanoake is aiming to get everyone vaccinated, by offering the shot for free at their fire station. This includes avoiding people who are sick, staying home when sick, cover your cough and frequently wash your hands.

Doctors at Bluestem Health clinic in Lincoln haven't seen much influenza yet, but they are on high alert.

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Jernigan characterized the current flu season as "on the severe side", but said it does not appear to be as severe as the 2014/2015 flu season, which was also driven by an H3N2 virus.

While data fluctuate on how many Americans die annually from the flu, during the 2012 to 2013 flu season an estimated 56,000 people died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As of January 6 there were 2,877 flu cases in Nebraska. They're asking patients to call them first because doctors may be able to treat them at home and patients can save some energy.

"Even when there is a good match between the influenza strains that circulate and those that are used in the vaccine, there is a difference in its effectiveness", Werker explained. "I think the flu vaccine is working on less than 10% of the population", Shaikh said.

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"These deaths are a sad reminder that influenza hits the very young, very old and those with weakened immune systems especially hard", said State Epidemiologist and IDPH Medical Director, Dr. Patricia Quinlisk.

So far, 20 children have died from the flu in the USA this season, compared to a total of 101 last season.

Some long-term care facilities have issued warnings on the west coast and in central Newfoundland, restricting visitation as a precaution against the flu season.

"The numbers are still going up and we're not sure how high they are going to go".

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"Just remember, the best way to prevent influenza is to get a vaccine". There are antiviral medicines that can lessen the impact and duration of the flu.

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