Tuesday, 22 January, 2019

US flu season poised to be milder than last year's harsh one

Only Winnipeg region has had more flu cases than Northern Manitoba this season Flu on the rise in Alabama, other southern states | Idaho Statesman
Johnnie Parks | 14 January, 2019, 00:24

Calculations are based on adjusted rates of laboratory-confirmed, influenza-associated hospitalizations collected through a surveillance network that covers approximately 8.5% of the USA population, or about 27 million people. And new research finds her baby then runs the risk of being born preterm, underweight and with a low "Apgar score" - a gauge of an infant's overall health. While the CDC continuously monitors patient visits for flu-like illness in the USA, this information can lag up to two weeks behind real time.

Nationwide, there have been 1,562 lab-confirmed cases of flu since October 1, 2018, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These people are at a high risk for complications of the flu, according to the CDC. "The dominant strain this year is type A, H1N1".

For the first time this flu season, there has been an increase in flu activity in the state of Ohio.

Provisional data on how well this season's flu vaccine is working to prevent people from getting sick won't be available for at least several more weeks, according to the CDC.

According to the Florida Department of Health, there was an uptick in the number of flu cases reported in the first week of this year, but overall the numbers are down from the last flu season.

Georgia Today quoted the country's health minister as saying that 640 people are being treated with the virus, of which 39 are in intensive care units.

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Normally, he would advise parents of children with run-of-the-mill flu symptoms to treat them at home with rest, fluids and over-the-counter medications to control fever.

"People get lulled into the idea that [influenza] is not as serious as it can be, especially for those most vulnerable", Dr. Russell said. People are being encouraged to get flu shots even through the vaccine has been only 30% effective in combating the influenza.

Gupta thinks that the anti-vaccine movement has created doubts about the safety of the flu vaccine during pregnancy. "That's where you can get your questions answered and your doubts cleared".

The machine learning was fed data from the two models and actual flu data to make the predictions as accurate as possible.

Many pharmacies now offer on-site vaccinations.

The Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has already advised people to take precautions to protect themselves from the flu. "To me, it's really a no-brainer".

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