The Wisconsin Department of Health Services Thursday said the flu outbreak in southeast Wisconsin has hit an "acceleration stage".
No new flu-related deaths were reported this week, keeping the season's total at three.
This year's flu season started earlier than usual, according to reports from the Public Health Agency of Canada.
"When the flu vaccine is effective it can make a big difference", she says.
Olivia Newton-John's family breaks silence on "distressing rumour"
Tottie Goldsmith , Newton-John's niece, also shared a photo affirming Australian champ's wellbeing. A representative for the "Grease" star told People the reports were "ridiculous" and "crap".
Public health officials are urging residents who have not yet gotten a flu shot to do so after the first case of influenza A has been confirmed by laboratory test in the community.
"Last year was a record bad year", Brammer said. This year, Pedati says the vaccine is doing well against the virus strain.
While nearly half of the USA population gets a flu vaccination annually, the CDC says the impact of influenza remains high. By that season's end, the state logged more than 6,400 hospitalizations, along with 435 deaths.
This expected rise would follow the pattern that is typical for most flu seasons, says Clare Rock, MBBCh, an assistant professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Manchester City must put pressure on Liverpool Bernardo Silva
And ahead of Thursday's encounter at the Etihad, Guardiola said: "I know today nobody trusts us but it is what it is". "Obviously [it boosted us]", the 27-year-old told Standard Sport when asked about Tottenham's result on Saturday.
As of Thursday, influenza had killed seven people and sent another 437 to hospital in Calgary, AHS figures show. The average duration of a flu season for the last five seasons has been 16 weeks, with a range of 11 weeks to 20 weeks.
Healthcare workers are also advised to avail of the vaccine in order to protect both themselves and those that they care for.
Developing on the health beat: The flu is ramping up in MI.
To help promote personal health and wellness, get an annual flu vaccine.
Apple finally says repairs hurts its bottom line
The stock has fallen about 30 percent since Cook said in November that the company may miss its holiday quarter sales estimate. Now the company is reported to be considering expanding local production to include the latest iPhone models.
To date, six of the Arkansas flu deaths were in the 45-64 age group and one over the age 65. But if you're sick, the CDC recommends that you stay home so you won't infect others. She adds that many times the season peaks around January and February, so it is not too late to get the flu shot.