Tuesday, 23 October, 2018

Dozens more people die from flu in North Carolina

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Johnnie Parks | 09 February, 2018, 02:03

Staying hydrated and eating good food is essential when you're sick.

Because of that, she says there's still time to get a flu vaccine. All children under the age of 18 can also receive the flu vaccine for free. Some people - such as older people, young children and people with certain health conditions - are at high risk for serious flu complications.

The number of flu-related deaths in the state rose to 122 as of Monday morning, making the current flu season the deadliest since the state began closely tracking flu-linked deaths in 2000.

A total of 2,646 people have been hospitalized.

A CDC study released last year found that of children and teens who have died from the flu in recent years and whose vaccination status was known, three-quarters had not gotten the flu shot.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warning signs to look out for in children with the flu include fast or labored breathing, bluish skin color, dehydration, irritability, fever with a rash and symptoms returning after subsiding.

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The North Georgia Health District says they've been hit extremely hard by the flu epidemic.

NVHD restocked with flu shots and are offering them Saturday, Feb. 10.

Dr. Kanishero said Guam hasn't seen the same kind of spike, which is a good thing.

New numbers show that flu-related illnesses continue to rise not only in Spokane but around the country, as health experts urge people to get vaccinated.

What health officials are calling a "severe" flu season claimed another four lives across the London area last week. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.

Influenza is a highly contagious viral disease. More information about the Flu Buddy Program can be found on the Carolina Dining Services website. The cold and flu also share some symptoms, such as headaches, potentially a sore throat, fatigue or weakness, and aches and pains.

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