ND Health Department reporting widespread flu activity

22 December, 2017, 00:36 | Author: Andrea Terry
  • ND Health Department reporting widespread flu activity

Keep your hands clean by washing.

Just last week, 96 people in the county were hospitalized with flu-related illnesses. "The number of cases has been climbing but steadily, not "spiking".

There were two recent flu-related deaths in McLean County, said Coroner Kathy Davis.

Since August, 709 cases of the flu have been reported in North Dakota.

Hospital administrators contend that most local health care professionals and numerous national organizations are united in the belief that requiring a vaccine or a mask protects patients not only from the flu but life-threatening complications. "A study published earlier this year in a pediatric journal shows that flu vaccination can significantly reduce a child's risk of dying from influenza", Koening said.


Beyond getting a flu shot, there are other things we can do for ourselves and for family, friends, co-workers and the community.

In addition to children between the ages of two to eight (age on August 31, 2017), other groups strongly advised to get vaccinated are pregnant women, individuals from six months of age with long term health conditions, people aged 65 and over and carers. His death is the fifth for San Diego County this flu season.

"I can come up with studies that say Vitamin D is more effective against influenza than a vaccine", said a nurse. CDC officials claim that is caused by the immune system making antibodies to the killed viruses in the vaccine that help a person fight off the flu.

Brown said flu vaccinations at the health department are trending down, but with so many pharmacies and urgent care centers in the area offering shots, she believes the total number of people getting vaccinated is about normal.

Burton said that's not good for avoiding flu and infections, as the germs from the facial tissue are transferred to the inside of the pocket or the sleeve, and can be picked up again by touching those places afterwards. And contain your germs by staying home if you are sick.

Recommended:



Popular

Meghan Markle joins royal Christmas lunch
While, it's not confirmed yet if Dror will be designing the bridal gown for the wedding, it is certain that she's in the running. Unfortunately for us, we probably will still have to wait until the 19th May to see what she finally picks.

Coinbase Investigates Possible Insider Trading Before Bitcoin Cash Announcement
Bitcoin Cash was the third biggest cryptocurrency with a total market capitalization of $59bn, according to Coinmarketcap. One, knowing that Coinbase is adding the support for BCH, could have bought BCH in huge quantity on other exchanges.

Palestinian girl filmed trying to provoke soldiers is arrested
Tamimi was arrested a day after a video of her slapping two Israeli occupation soldiers in a West Bank village went viral . Israeli security forces made the arrest overnight Monday.

Lady Gaga to begin Strip residency at Park Theater in 2018
Before you watch her perform in Las Vegas , watch Gaga talk about her grandest album yet, Born This Way . Brittany Spears, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez and Elton John has all had successful runs in Sin City.

Upstate NY production company cancels Tavis Smiley's tour over harassment claims
Smiley is the latest prominent figure in the news media, politics and the entertainment industry to face misconduct allegations. This contradicts his Facebook post from last week , where he cited only one previous relationship with an employee.

Bangladeshi bomber arrested after explosion in NY subway
The blast, which took place in the station at the Port Authority bus terminal , sparked commuter panic and travel disruptions. The city's Taxi and Limousine Commission also confirmed Ullah was a licensed cab driver from March 2012 through March 2015.

Funding secured for $11.1bn United States rail project
The two states would take out a 35-year, $1.75 billion loan, with NY paying it back using money from its budget. In the first decade of this century, however, construction was about to begin on new rail tunnels into NY .

Ambassador Haley Says Trump Accusers Have Right To Be Heard
In October, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said all of Trump's accusers - more than a dozen women - are lying . Haley, however, broke from the usual response of the Trump administration to say that it is for the people to decide.

Netflix Year In Review: These Are The Most-Binged Shows Of 2017
But what seems to have struck a nerve is that Netflix is using information to share viewing habits publicly. On Monday, Netflix responded to TheWrap's request for comment on the tweet (and the drama that it ignited).

5.9 magnitude quake rocks Iran
In the epicenter of the quake, which struck at about 12:43 local time, the tremor measured magnitude 7-8 points. Iranian state TV says a 6-magnitude quake has jolted a western region near the border with Iraq.