The hospital last week had 528 confirmed cases of influenza A and 139 of influenza B, the two seasonal types of influenza virus, according to Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, chief of Children's Mercy's infectious diseases division. In a typical flu season, the system reports about five percent of people seeking care at doctor's offices, clinic and hospitals have flu-like symptoms.
When asked what the best way to avoid catching the flu is, Dr.
Flu-like symptoms that improve, but then return with a fever and worse cough. "That becomes a little bit challenging in controlling the outbreak", Ahmad added.
Can you tell us more about this year's strain? But CDC officials said effectiveness figures in the US may end up in the same range.
Kentucky's death toll from the flu this year has reached 100, including at least four children who have died from what is being called an "epidemic".
But even those who have not been vaccinated should still roll up their sleeves and get the shot.
Federal officials don't think the flu has peaked yet, and there may be several more weeks before the risk of flu or serious illness subsides. So getting sick with one strain of flu won't necessarily protect you from a different strain.
This outbreak is particularly hard.
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Parents and caregivers should be tired about spreading the disease to children and the elderly. This can reduce your risk of contracting the flu.
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Try to cough or sneeze into the corner of your elbow and not your hand, or cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
Fisher said to be aware of touching door handles, phone receivers and the like, after someone with the virus has touched it.
27, almost 1,200 patients had been hospitalized with confirmed cases of the flu in CT and 52 of them have died.
It is not too late to get vaccinated for influenza.
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Shots will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.
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Flu season began in October; the average duration is 16 weeks, but it can last for up to 20 weeks.
Fast breathing or trouble breathing.
But what happens after you've already gotten over the flu? "There's so much flu in the crowded emergency rooms".
In the US, annual flu shots are recommended for everyone age 6 months or older.
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"You know, some people might not have access to a primary care doctor where they can go see and get treated". "The only thing it drains is your wallet".
"Keep them home if they are sick".
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