Flu cases on the rise in Genesee, Orleans

"There are some concerns about it not being as effective but we should be able to treat people with flu medications", he said. He believes that the six-year-old girl's death was brought on by complications of the Influenza A virus.

Scientists are now pushing forward to develop such a universal vaccine a hundred years after the deadly Spanish flu pandemic that stretched across the United States. Liz Connor finds out more.

One of the reasons this year's season is so severe is because of the H3N2 strain. In Berks County, there have been 990 positive flu reports.

Also, you may be hearing that this year's flu is particularly troublesome. So should you be anxious?

Compared with those who were not tested, those tested tended to be younger (age 58 vs. 66, on average) and more likely to display signs of a "flu-like illness" (71 percent vs. 49 percent). "In general, the flu is worse than the common cold, and symptoms are more common and intense".

If your dogs start showing any symptoms of sneezing, coughing, nasal discharge or runny nose, schedule an appointment with a veterinarian immediately.

Tillerson tours new London embassy derided by Trump
The US and the United Kingdom need to "pay attention" to their "treasured" relationship, the US secretary of state said as he visited London.

Germany's 2 Rival Political Parties Agree To Coalition Talks
The split was reflected in a tight vote following a day of impassioned speeches in the old West German capital of Bonn. With so many voting against their leader's recommendation, a mere show of hands did not yield a visible majority.

Details of Roy Halladay's tragic death revealed
However, there's no indication that Halladay was using the illicit drug. Halladay, 40, pitched 16 years in the big leagues. Halladay's blood tested positive for 72 ng/ml .

"Australian flu is rapidly spreading quickly across Europe, including in Spain and Ireland".

"It just gives everyone that much more precautionary measures they need to take", Jayaker said. It wasn't clear if the victim had received a flu shot. People who are in a high-risk group, including young children, elderly adults and pregnant women, or who are very sick should seek medical assistance.

Is there a flu vaccine? "Either they're too busy, or erroneously think they can get the flu from the vaccine or that there is some relationship between the vaccine and autism, which there isn't". This medication - like the vaccine - isn't 100% effective but it may decrease the severity and length of the infection and decrease the risk of developing risky complications like pneumonia.

Is it worth seeing a doctor for antibiotics in the early stages?

Health officials said last week flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season had already peaked.

Most with the flu are at peak contagiousness three or four days into the illness, but anyone with the virus can infect others from a day prior to developing symptoms to seven days afterward.

(Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved.)
 
Recommended

Thousands More Forced To Flee Philippine Volcano Mount Mayon
Photographs showed the volcano, located in Albay province in southeastern Luzon, shooting a huge column of ash into the sky. By Tuesday, tens of thousands had evacuated, officials said.

PS4 God Of War Release Date Has Finally Been Announced
Stone Mason Edition comes with a Stone Mason's Ring, Mimir's Head keychain, a 2-inch horse carving and a 2-inch troll carving. Soon we'll be able to cut though Nordic baddies with our Leviathan Axe as we step into the new era of Sony's hit franchise.

Government Shutdown: What to Expect in the DMV
Visitors in overnight campgrounds in national parks would be given 48 hours to make alternate arrangements and leave the park. On Friday, uncertainty loomed for those people as Congress negotiated the passage of a potential short-term funding bill.

U.S. defense chief says North Korea threatens global stability with weapons programs
The US faced "growing threats from revisionist powers as different as China and Russia ", he said . China punished South Korean businesses in China, costing the South Koreans some $10 billion.

New federal office to protect consciences, religious objections of health care professionals
Although the new Health and Human Services division has been created, it's unclear exactly how it will approach its mission. Of course, this is not the first time the Trump administration has attacked trans people's health.

Bowlers taking 20 wickets a positive, says MS Dhoni
Cricket is a game that offers huge scope for an individual to perform, and if he utilises that opportunity, his team benefits too. But that hasn't been the case as India failed to reach the expectations. " India have really impressed me.

Dana White Wants To Put Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier Bout Together
It was about me, because I'm the champ. "I proved I'm worthy of being called champion, but Volkan's on that level", Cormier said. But Cormier pinned Oezdemir against the canvas early in the second and finished him off with a series of punches to the face.

Twitter finds more Russia-backed accounts, to notify 7 lakh users
Did you get an email from Twitter? Working with congressional investigators , Twitter is also sharing the account handles found with Congress.

Alabama "out" of Amazon second headquarters consideration
The state proposed building an "innovation corridor" between Kansas City and St. Louis to provide employees and sites for Amazon.

Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul
Residents in the area report a high volume of ambulances at the scene but the area has been cordoned off by security forces. Security forces stand guard near the Intercontinental Hotel after a deadly attack in Kabul , Afghanistan, on Saturday.

Zion Williamson Surprises Some and Picks Duke
Unfortunately, he also felt the fury of Clemson , South Carolina and UNC fans who felt betrayed. Now that his decision is made, Williamson says he will be shutting down the recruiting process.

Over 200000 Hit the Streets For the NYC Women's March
Many slogans at the protests had to do with President Trump's promise to build a wall on the border between the U.S. and Mexico. The organizers of the rally are hoping to end Republican control of Congress and the states through mass voter registration.

Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA
Susan Collins and working to find a deal they could take to their respective leadership. A White House spokesman on Monday labeled the immigration plan presented by Sens.

Yemen struggle: Saudi-led coalition pledges $1.5bn in new assist
The Saudi ambassador also said that an airdrome will be prepared in Marib to secure the arrival of aid provided by all worldwide organisations.

Researchers Develop Single Blood Test that Screens for Eight Cancer Types
Tomasetti, relayed to the British Broadcasting Corporation , that "This field of early detection is critical". Article adapted from a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine news release .


More News

News
More News