"Even though we're all using the same flu vaccine, we haven't seen it here in the USA yet".
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say you should be vigilant with washing your hands, avoid touching your eyes and mouth, get plenty of sleep and eat healthy to help give your immune system a boost. Flu vaccines must be matched each year to the strains that will likely be circulating this year, but when different strains are active, the vaccine won't be as effective.
The Georgia Department of Health reports there is flu activity in the state, with 22 people ending up in the hospital due to influenza.
There was a similar issue three years ago when the vaccine was just 13% effective.
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That resulted in his manager notifying an officer who was inside the restaurant, and Donaldson was subsequently arrested. He started there February 13 and worked for about three months before he was sacked for absenteeism.
FACT: Simply put, the flu vaccine is the best protection you can get.
If you are lucky, the flu will only bring some temporary discomfort.
The researchers proposed that substantially discordant flu season that the Southern Hemisphere encouraged during its winter months this year may be the manifestation of what's to expect as the flu season progresses in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Violations carry fines of up to US$2,000, and Ferguson said each day Uber failed to notify each customer constitutes a violation. The attorney general is seeking a penalty of $2,000 for each of the almost 11,000 Washington residents affected by the breach.
"The vaccine is still the best bet we have, the best tool we have", Poursina says. Among the most at risk for complications from the flu include seniors over 65 years old, children under age five, and pregnant women. Even if you got vaccinated you may be at risk. "It doesn't prevent the flu, but it does protect against the flu so now's the time to get your flu shot", Navarrette said. Because flu viruses are always changing-it's important to get the flu vaccine as soon as possible. This year, experts are warning that flu season will be particularly nasty-in part, they believe, because of a less effective vaccine.
MYTH 5: Flu vaccines are only for really sick people.
Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses.
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This bridge will also connect to the upcoming Redmond Technology Transit Station , which will welcome Link Light Rail in 2023. All cars will go to an underground parking facility so that the campus remains open for bikes and pedestrians.