The Ingham County Health Department is gearing up for another flu season. Flu seasons can be unpredictable, but peak flu activity is usually between late December and March each year.
Twenty-two people have been hospitalized in CT with the flu activity so far this season as flu activity has been slowly increasing statewide since the end of August, which is typical for the flu season.
Just over 15,000 confirmed cases of influenza have been recorded in NSW from January to October 17, compared with more than 101,000 cases for the same period in last year's horror season.
Officials say it can take up to two weeks after receiving the vaccine for the antibodies to develop in the body and start to protect against the influenza virus.
In September, Congress approved $140 million in new federal funding toward a universal flu vaccine.
Anyone six months of age and older can receive the flu vaccine, and is encouraged to get vaccinated early in the season. Please make it a point to see your primary care physician, pediatrician or visit us anytime at Lakes Urgent Care.
"If you're over 65 or in any of the "at risk" groups, the flu jab is completely free and is a safe way of protecting you and your family in a matter of minutes".
If you get the flu after having the vaccine, doctors say your symptoms are typically less severe. That includes pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and people with underlying health conditions and their caregivers.
Aside from getting vaccinated annually, the number one thing everyone can do to help prevent the spread of influenza and other infections is to wash hands frequently and properly. Stay hydrated and cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze.
On Monday, Italy had said it would stand by its budget and refuse to cut spending, undeterred by its debt reaching 130% of GDP. The European Commission has rejected Italy's 2019 budget and will ask Rome to present a new document within three weeks.
One with a guest and another with the hired security team, whom he scrapped with as they escorted him out of the party. He eventually went to play at Clemson and ultimately was dismissed from that program, too.
After its two-week maiden voyage is completed, the Titanic II is expected to embark on other routes across the world. Blue Star Line says the nine-decked ship will be home to 835 cabins, set to accommodate 2,435 passengers.
The Saudi regime has consistently changed its story on the October 2 death of The Washington Post contributing columnist. They acknowledged the plan allowed for removing Khashoggi from the consulate and questioning him at a "safe house".
Most big games have a few issues on release, and a game of Fallout 76's size is no exception, especially as it's an online game. Once the idea of "Fallout-Online-Survival-Game" stuck, there was no turning back, but still some worry and questions.
The Hurricane Center added that the government of Mexico has discontinued all coastal tropical cyclone warnings for the country. The storm will continue to weaken as it hits the Sierra Madre mountain range and pumps moisture into northern Mexico and Texas.
One North Carolina mom won $1 million after buying her lottery ticket Monday before the Mega Millions numbers were even announced. The victor can decide to take a cash payout of $913 million after tax, or opt to have it paid out in instalments over 29 years.
Mega Millions set a world record for lottery jackpots after there were no winning numbers for the US$ 1 billion prize on Friday. The Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total more than $2 billion, and a lot of money is up for grabs.
Khashoggi was last seen entering the consulate on 2 October to obtain documents for his forthcoming marriage. Over the weekend, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country would suspend arms sales to the kingdom.
CDC says rare polio-like disease could be spreading
Nancy Messonnier, director of the agency's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, told the media. The average age of the US patients this year is four, and doctors in Canada are reporting a similar pattern.
Hyun-Jin Ryu to start Game 2 for Dodgers
Those numbers may seem small, but a few percentage points mean a lot in a sport where marginal differences are important. Cora said the release of veteran Hanley Ramirez on May 30 was an issue team brass had talked about in March.
Stats: Virat Kohli completes 10,000 ODI runs
On Wednesday, before the start of the second ODI against West Indies , Kohli needed 31 to go past MS Dhoni. India captain Virat Kohli has become the fastest batsman to reach 10,000 one-day worldwide runs.