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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
He zigged and zagged for 62 yards, dodging defenders all the way, until finally he got dropped from behind by a Vikings defender. An alternative way for the Vikings to win the NFC North - a loss or tie for both Green Bay and Detroit - didn't pan out.
To date there are over 1 million wreaths placed simultaneously in 1,200 locations at the same time and date throughout the nation. It was a natural fit for the group's efforts, said member and Wreaths Across America event coordinator Brenda Brophy.
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.
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.
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.
Disney Bought 21st Century Fox Assets (Congrats, Marvel)
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.
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.
Iraq declares end of war with ISIS
The United Nations estimates that some 3.2 million people remain displaced from areas that were under ISIL's control. Monitoring group Airways estimated that coalition strikes killed between 1,093 and1,572 civilians in Mosul alone.
US Embassy protest turns violent
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.