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Then more recently in mid-January, a 10-year-old boy from CT died during a hockey event in upstate NY after being diagnosed with Influenza B, one strain of the flu that is sweeping the nation.
Every year, influenza kills 12,000 to 49,000 people nationwide and can send as many as 700,000 people to the hospital, according to the CDC. The most common sign of the flu is a cough that lasts 10-21 days, especially if it persists despite treatment with antibiotics and cough suppressants.
If you got a flu shot this year, your vaccine included the H3N2 and H1N1 strains, as well as at least one Type B strain, Jones said.
Recently Governor Cuomo called on all New Yorkers, six months of age and over who have not yet received a flu shot to get vaccinated as soon as possible. "It is not too late to receive the vaccination, which will help reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus as well as protecting our most vulnerable populations", Hanson said.
Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
Westmoreland County's influenza figures should be released later Tuesday by the state Health Department.
"It means that we won't really know how good our forecasts have been until the end of the season", explainsRoni Rosenfeld, whose team at Carnegie Mellon University's Delphi Group has for last three years most accurately predicted each flu season's start, peak, and intensity. "Parents can speak with their GP about how to get the vaccine for their children". Dogs are particularly susceptible to carrying and spreading the disease; some may be infectious but show no symptoms, spreading the disease as they go.
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The number of patients hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza was 1,606 - a 22 percent increase over the previous week.
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Almost 30 people across the nation have died this season because of the flu virus, Gamble said.
"In fact, the H3N2 strand of flu they're warning about is one that was predicted to hit here and which the flu vaccine protects against".
Those words are often what you're told only moments before getting the flu vaccine. This figure includes four pediatric deaths, which brings the national tally to 30 this flu season.
And that could be as late as May, according to Vora. Meanwhile, they urge anyone who feels sick with flu symptoms to stay home.
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