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Rise in flu cases reported in New York State

Rise in flu cases reported in New York State

Young said the best way to protect yourself from the flu is to get the flu vaccine.

"Our hospitals are bursting to the seams".

"The current flu season began two weeks earlier compared to a year ago", Madison told Ireland in an email. It is true there are a few rare people who can not tolerate the flu shot, but they do not get the flu; instead, they have an allergic reaction. The latest reports indicate that seven children have died this season while several others have been hospitalized.

Several counties are experiencing flu outbreaks including Collier County, which has seen as many as 4 outbreaks this year.

A total of 100,000 people from different age groups have got vaccinated since the beginning of the national influenza vaccination campaign in October, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), said yesterday.

According to the ministry, there has been a rise in vaccination coverage this year compared to previous years, thanks to the significant efforts made by the ministry and all relevant authorities in both the government and private sectors to ensure that vaccinations reach the entire population, especially as awareness has increased among people about the importance of vaccination and its effectiveness in preventing seasonal influenza.

"We are seeing more people vaccinated this year".

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Pneumonia is a serious flu complication whichcan result from either influenza virus infection alone or from co-infection of flu virus and bacteria.

That means it's possible that by the end of the flu season, the total number of children hospitalized may be the same as a year ago, but simply happened earlier.

The following are some helpful tips to help prevent work environments from becoming a breeding ground for germs that can cause the flu and other seasonal illnesses. A flu shot can lower a child's chance of dying from the flu by up to 60%.

Now is the time to get the flu shot.

The flu vaccine can be given to children with either a needle or nasal spray.

"[It's] likely to be much, much better than past year", he said. It will help them to cautiously select their genres so that they can have an equal footing to compete with global giants who have an end to end development studios, with huge production capabilities that come with years of experience backing them. The Waushara County Health Department still has a small supply of high dose flu shots available for people over the age of 65.