The number of patients being seen in the emergency departments at Quinte Health Care hospitals is on the rise and is expected to continue to increase over the next few weeks.
"Now that fluseason has arrived, the best way to protect yourself, your family and your co-workers is to get a flu shot", said Acting Health Commissioner Christopher R. Rinn.
The report states that influenza A (H3N2) viruses are predominant in the Southern Hemisphere, and a preliminary estimate showed the vaccine as only 10 percent effective against that strain.
Virginia is considered one of just seven states across the country with widespread flu activity and it is still very early in this season.
Roots of Great Red Spot of Jupiter revealed by Juno
The Juno probe has conducted eight scientific flybys over Jupiter, dipping its trajectory across the gas giant's upper atmosphere. On Monday, scientists said that Juno had discovered a new area of radiation just above the planet's atmosphere at the equator.
This season's flu vaccine includes the same H3N2 vaccine component as last season, and most circulating H3N2 viruses that have been tested in the USA this season are still similar to the H3N2 vaccine virus.
The effectiveness of the flu shot depends on the nature of the virus, and the strains that were used to make the vaccine.
A nurse administers a drip to flu patients at a hospital in Beijing on December 12, 2005, as the winter malady is causing hospitals to be packed with flu patients.
Over the past week in North Dakota, there were 104 new cases of the flu.
For the cases of suspected meningitis, the GES said it was "awaiting the medical report from the Ghana Health Service, including their recommendations on the way forward, and will update the public accordingly upon receipt". The CDC says worldwide, flu deaths are spiking. Experts also say you should not go to work or school if you have a fever. Because while the influenza may be at best uncomfortable for some people, it is deadly for some.
Additional informational outreach has included a recorded radio program about flu symptoms and vaccinations, a Lunch and Learn event conducted by infectious disease physician Dr. Andrew Murry, information about the flu shared during the Fairfield County Fair and information sharing via social media.
Vaccination by injection is recommended for every unvaccinated individual who is six months and older for whom there are no contraindications as there is no cure for the flu. From 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. January 6, the main clinic is hosting a flu shot clinic.
He says it's not too late to get vaccinated.
Iwobi plays no part as Giroud spares Arsenal blushes
It took Olivier Giroud to save Arsenal's blushes in the 84th minute as he came off the bench to head home an equaliser. Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has hailed Olivier Giroud as one of the best strikers in the Premier League .
To fight the flu, the CDC and local health department recommends getting a flu vaccine, taking everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs and taking flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them.
This is something that - I'm speaking about the number of reports that have taken place over the last couple of weeks. About halfway through, though, Sanders appeared to lose her temper in a follow-up question asked by CNN's Jim Acosta.
He caught the eye against Huddersfield Town at the end of November, when he played a starring role in Arsenal's 5-0 win. The German global will be out of contract next summer and Arsenal will surely not want to lose him on a free transfer.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders pledged to provide a list of eyewitnesses whose accounts exonerated the president. Whereas Trump's tweets about Hillary Clinton have largely focused on allegations of corruption, his latest assault on Sen.
What really makes this meteor shower so attractive to witness is its comet-like orbit along with the presence of shooting stars. Just get aside from lights and stare up in any direction! And this year, they're predicted to yield about 120 meteors per hour.
Disney has purchased 21st Century Fox's film studio and a large chunk of its television production assets for $52.4 billion. Fox has plenty of assets and intellectual properties that Disney could stand to make lots more money from.
Total average store prices increased by 3.1 per cent in November 2017 when compared with the same period a year ago . During the last three months overall, which smooths volatility compared to just one month, the picture is not good.
The protesters, covered in Palestinian flags, lit fires in the streets and threw stones and objects at the security forces. Official figures show there are about 450,000 Palestinians in Lebanon, but over the years the number has decreased.
In November past year , after Zuma failed to block its contents from being made public, Madonsela's report was released. In that event, the ruling will be delayed until the appeal is heard and a decision made.
Because prices for premium vary greatly across the USA , both AAA and GasBuddy urge drivers to shop around for the best prices. The Editorial department is independent of Cars.com's advertising, sales and sponsored content departments.
It was the 56th career receiving touchdown for Thomas, moving him past Shannon Sharpe for No. 2 on the Broncos' all-time list. This was the way the Denver Broncos thought they'd play against that other NY team all those months ago.
The best meteor shower of the year happens tonight
The meteors will appear to radiate from the constellation Gemini , which is in between the constellations Taurus and Cancer. One of this year's best meteor shower display, the Geminids, will be on full display tonight through early Thursday morning.
OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Launched In India
OnePlus finally launched its special Star Wars Limited Edition OnePlus 5T in India on Thursday at a price of Rs 38,999. The device will be available in only one variant for now and this is the one having 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage.
Crytek sues Star Citizen studios over use of CryEngine
Saying the company 'utterly failed to follow through on those promises.' in reference to multiple alleged complaints. The agreement with Crytek was to only cover one game and therefore CIG would now be breaching the initial agreement.
Nintendo Switch Reaches the 10 Million Sold Milestone
The Nintendo Switch also attracts an on-the-go gaming base who might not always have time to sit at home on the couch and play. However, despite this early promise, Nintendo is still some way short of the runaway success of the Nintendo Wii.
Winter storm watch issued for Jefferson, Lewis counties
Weather conditions during this period will likely lead to snow-covered, slippery roads, especially in more rural areas. On the back side of the low, lake effect snow will set up, giving us additional snow for Wednesday and into Thursday.
Secondus is new PDP Chairman
Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of the APC said, "I also congratulate other newly-elected PDP National Officials". The statement reads: "Our great party, the People's Democratic Party is, again, at the threshold of an historical moment".