Published: Thu, October 12, 2017
Medicine | By Earnest Bishop

This Year's Flu Season Gearing Up to Surpass 2016

This Year's Flu Season Gearing Up to Surpass 2016

Infants, seniors and individuals with chronic heart, lung or endocrine diseases are more likely than others to become seriously ill if infected by the influenza virus and require hospitalization.

That's the biggest misconception about the influenza vaccine, according to Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation, and one of the most risky as we head into the season of flu shots literally available at every corner drugstore.

According to the Mayo Clinic, over 3 million people in America catch the flu every year. You can also purchase a subscription and have full access to the site. This can include pain or tenderness, muscle aches, headaches for fatigue. It is contagious, spread by coughing, sneezing and close contact.

In Australia, Influenza A (H3N2) was the predominant flu virus this year, and 81 percent of the deaths were caused by that strain. The infection transmission may last for a long period among the children, as well as people with immune deficiency. There is no recommendation that pregnant women should skip the flu vaccine. He had preexisting medical conditions and tested positive for influenza A. "Make sure you're taking care of yourself-eat a well-balanced diet and make sure to drink enough water, get enough sleep and do your best to avoid stress". You can also infect others before you even know you're sick, so your vaccination is protecting others around you.

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Fluzone High-Dose: It is a high potency vaccine that contains four times the amount of antigen compared to a standard flu shot.

IL had a vaccination rate of barely over 41 percent, one of the lowest rates in the nation. "It's the tail end of a bad influenza season down there". Getting a flu shot can not cause you to get influenza.

If you need to find a free flu-shot clinic, look for information on the county's immunization website at or by calling 211 San Diego.

"It's possible", said Karen Martin, an epidemiologist with the Minnesota Department of Health.

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