February 19, 2018

County Health Dept. Offers Free Flu Shots in Somerville

21 January 2018, 03:06 | Dan Bryan

County Health Dept. Offers Free Flu Shots in Somerville

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"If people have a fever and difficulty breathing, they need to talk", Cartter said. However, this number doesn't reflect the total number of cases because many people don't see a doctor.

The hospital is asking people not to visit if they have a fever or cough. Thirty-two states reported high patient traffic, up from 26 the previous week that ended January 6. Many of those hospitalized had the H3N2 virus strain - this season's most dominant strain which has caused more hospitalizations and deaths this year.

Ledbetter said about 80 Pike Road students have been diagnosed with the flu this season, 5 percent of the total student body. She said that while we may be peaking with the current wave of flu, it's not unusual to have a second wave come through. If successful they think the new vaccine could have a "major impact in the worldwide fight against the virus", which affects a billion people a year, claiming the lives of 250,000 to 500,000 annually.

"If you've got it, stay home with it. Listen to what the doctors and the CDC people are telling you", said Maroney-Placencia's father, Wes Maroney.

As flu season usually peaks between December and February but can last until May, the agency reminds residents that it's not too late to get vaccinated.

The researchers believe their findings could help improve mathematical models of the risk of airborne flu transmission and could also be used to develop better public health flu prevention measures.

"There's not much evidence that any of that works very well", he says.

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Let's be clear, the flu is a unsafe virus affecting thousands of Americans each year that's proven to be deadly each year.

"To be honest, in the United States today, there's so many people walking around with at least one comorbidity - diabetes or hypertension or congestive heart failure or COPD - you're talking about a tremendous number of people", said Ardolic.

The strain is particularly nasty. Those who have a higher risk of contracting the flu are children younger than five, and especially children younger than two years old, pregnant women, adults 65 years of age and older, American Indians and Alaskan natives.

The US is facing one of the most severe flu seasons in years, with "widespread" instances of the bug appearing in 49 states.

"The vaccination can still be beneficial, as long as the flu virus is still circulating, which it definitely is in Marinette County", she said.

Yale-New Haven Hospital, the Connecticut Department of Public Health and the Department of Public Health with the City of New Haven addressed this season's rampant outbreak of the flu on Friday at 11 New Haven.

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