Three-year-old dies of flu, child death toll increases to 63

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DHEC has not given a specific number for cases in Clarendon County, but a survey map shows that the county has experienced at least 75 cases, which DHEC felt was at the threshold for "widespread".

In comparison, in 2017, Emory's Student Health Services saw 27 cases of flu or flu-like illness from January 1 through mid-February.

Tuesday, February 13, from 1 p.m.to 3 p.m.

Flu season has hit Georgia hard - and there seems to be no end in sight. It began to peak in December during the holiday season. "And H3N2 is known to be the most severe in terms of the symptoms and the consequences it causes for people".

"The only time we've ever had visitor restrictions was back during the H1N1 season", said Dr. Lyn Ranta, a pediatrician.

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Dr. Mark Loeb, an infectious disease expert with the department of medicine at McMaster University, told CBC's The Morning Edition components of influenza A an B are in every flu vaccine.

"We gave well over 2,500 influenza vaccine doses to Emory students this year", Huey says. "This season, we are on track to break some records".

With the low efficacy rate, is it even worth getting the flu shot?

Health officials in CT say the flu epidemic will get worse before it gets better, and they're taking steps to try to stop the virus from spreading.

However, those who can find the vaccine elsewhere should seriously consider getting it, he urged.

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Southwest had to shut down Midway operations at mid-day Sunday, bringing cancellations over the weekend to 250. As of Monday morning, glycol used for de-icing had been replenished, according to a statement from Southwest.

Among total flu antigen tests that can distinguish between influenza A and B virus types, 66 percent were influenza A, and 34 percent were influenza B. Reported influenza B exceeded A in this week.

The World Health Organization reported that overall influenza activity remained high across North America, with most cases due to the influenza A (H3N2) strain.

In the meantime, the campus remains vigilant and focused on prevention. They also advise parents if they have a sick child and a healthy child, do not bring the healthy child to the hospital or doctor's office waiting room. "We thank Governor Cuomo for providing the funding to allow us to increase access to flu vaccines to help save lives".

The flu shot starts at $39.84 at Walmart.

Targeted messages were sent to fraternities and sororities during rush week. The vaccine takes about two weeks to be fully effective.

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Kiwi Defence personnel also deployed 12 tonnes of aid supplies and a 10-member team to Tonga by air to assess the damage. Tonga is made up of more than 170 islands, and is located in the Pacific Ocean east of Fiji and north of New Zealand.

Enhanced cleaning efforts are ongoing in high traffic and high-risk locations, such as dining facilities. Utilize the hand sanitizer dispensers across campus for another barrier between you and the virus. "Facilities that are experiencing high rates of flu should ensure that they are cleaning and disinfecting regularly and that ill individuals are isolated to help prevent additional cases of the flu".

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