Published: Fri, January 12, 2018
Medicine | By Earnest Bishop

Dallas County Records 5 More Deaths From Flu

Dallas County Records 5 More Deaths From Flu

With fears an outbreak of the H3N2 "Aussie flu" strain could hit the United Kingdom swirling around recently here's everything you need to know. It was the 11th leading cause of death in the state in 2016. It takes two weeks for immunity to develop.

In most cases people feel better after a week.

You also DON'T need to visit anyone in the hospital if you have a runny nose - cough - sore throat or fever.

What is the H3N2 flu strain?

"With influenza activity on the rise, individuals in these groups should take special precaution as we continue throughout the season", he said.

Category A, is a further broken down into specific strains of the virus, and one of these is H3N2.

While the effectiveness of this year's flu vaccine has been questioned, federal health officials maintain that some vaccine is better than none.

Ehresmann noted that even in a perfectly matched year, the vaccine will not prevent every case of flu.

What is the "Aussie flu" outbreak?

As of the week ending January 6, there have been 1,765 flu-related hospitalizations, 55 outbreaks of influenza-like illness in long-term care facilities, 43 outbreaks in schools and one pediatric flu death this flu season.

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In the previous season, 219 people died in North Carolina from the flu.

He warned it was "inevitable" the flu strain would hit the UK.

"But, in general, all of the health care professionals are vaccinated", he said.

"We have a lot of patients that come in with the typical flu symptoms", Pharmacist Jarron Yee said. That's one of the easiest ways for the influenza virus to make its way into your body.

"Most of the things that provide symptomatic relief are probably OK", Townes says.

"(A patient) has to be treated within 48 to 72 hours if it's going to be effective", Johnson said.

Taking paracetamol or ibuprofen can also help to lower your temperature and treat aches and pains.

Dallas County revealed little about the victims other than their ages and that they all had high-risk health conditions and that they died after complications from the seasonal flu. "Like shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, coughing", Chen said.

She thanked staff for doing "a remarkable job", adding: "These statistics confirm what we've been hearing up and down the country that the complexity of treating flu, including appropriate diagnosis and segregation to avoid cross-contamination, is putting our health system under significant pressure".

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