The most common causes of death were influenza (flu) and pneumonia, tuberculosis, and gastrointestinal infections. That's compared to 90 reported cases this time a year ago.
Flu is most commonly spread through close contact, coughing and sneezing.
Cover your cough and, if you use a tissue, dispose of it in a waste receptacle.
The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot; the shot is safe for children older than 6 months, and for pregnant women as well.
By January 1, 2019, at least 11 children had died from flu or flu-related complications, according to one report from Mass Live.
"People can still get the benefit of the vaccine, as the flu season can persist for months, even up until May in some years", she says, adding that the flu shot is the most effective way to protect against getting the flu.
She shared that the most at risk are young children, the elderly, and anyone with immune deficiencies. The flu vaccine can not give persons the flu, but may cause one to develop flu-like symptoms.
NASA confirms distant Ultima Thule fly-by
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They said someone with the cold will usually have gradual symptoms that include a runny or stuffy nose.
It takes two weeks after vaccination to develop full immunity.
According to the CDC website, vaccines are recommended to contain H1N1, H3N2 and Victoria lineage-all different types of influenza.
The HSE has warned that the H1N1 flu strain - also known as swine flu - could potentially become a serious health issue. "If you don't go into the doctor and get tested, we're not going to know about it". During the 2017-18 flu season, some experts estimate that the American economy suffered a loss of $21.39 billion due to the high number of patients.
An early start to the flu season is responsible for the increase, Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province's chief medical officer, told CTV Atlantic.
Besides the loss of life and the associated grief-which is incalculable-flu outbreaks have a real economic impact as well. A total of 179 lab-confirmed flu cases were recorded between Dec. 16 and Dec. 22, 2018, compared to 95 laboratory-confirmed cases reported between Dec. 9 and Dec. 15, 2018.
The Sheldon Independent School District identified the girl as a second-grader at the nearby Monahan Elementary School. The sheriff said he had never met the 7-year-old but noticed her "million-dollar smile" in photographs.
Emergency officials admitted that they were racing against time as the frigid weather reduces the chances to find anyone alive. The explosion shattered windows of nearby buildings, according to a local resident speaking on Echo of Moscow radio.
Until the market is open it's hard to talk because now we have a lot of games to play. "We are public persons". It's true, the season when Leicester were there the sympathy for Leicester was bigger than for Tottenham .
DeGeneres, for her part, revealed that she called the Academy to ask its leaders to reconsider having Hart host the Oscars . Nick Cannon stood by his best friend Kevin Hart last month when Hart stepped down as the host of the 2019 Oscars .
In the fourth innings, India once again struck early and all the bowlers got into the act to set up a memorable victory. Meanwhile, India will be looking to build on the momentum and will leave no stone unturned to make it 3-1 at the SCG.
There are a few things here and there that I need to work on but pleased with the quality of my game throughout the tournament. However, Djokovic broke his rival right back in the next game and went on to take the set 6-4.
For now, we only can take Mayweather at his word that he'll stay retired and his 50-0 record will remain etched in history. Floyd Mayweather had his way with Tenshin Nasukawa during today's exhibition boxing bout at Rizin FF 14.
In October, devotees clashed with police in a town near the temple leading to the arrest of more than 2,000 people. They argue that the court has ignored their belief that the deity Ayyappa was celibate.
Millions fly through the airport, 11km from the city centre, every year but it is not one of the country's major hubs. Police charged that the suspect had tested positive for cocaine and amphetamines, according to local media reports.
Netflix begs Bird Box fans: Don't try this at home
Christmas Netflix viewing was dominated by two things: Black Mirror's Bandersnatch and the super-creepy drama Bird Box . Note that Netflix didn't try to discourage people from engaging in the #BirdBoxChallenge - only to be careful.
Democrats offer plan to end shutdown, but no wall funds
The shutdown is forcing hundreds of thousands of federal workers and contractors to stay home or work without pay. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), said in an interview Monday. "They can come over right now, they could've come over anytime".