Flu Deaths Reported Last Week in NC

02 March, 2018, 07:59 | Author: Homer Porter
  • Credit Oklahoma State Department of Health

While the hospitalization number is significantly higher this season, the number of pediatric flu deaths is lower; a year ago, there were 12,912 flu-related hospitalizations and eight pediatric deaths. Both numbers are far below the peaks reached earlier this flu season.

Since the season started in August, 2,161 people have been hospitalized with the flu.

The flu has now been downgraded from widespread to regional.

She's says the virus moves rapidly and can be treated quickly, but it's better to try to prevent it all together.

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Dr. Carlos Portu, of Marco Island, said there's been quite an upswing in flu patients at his office and the trend isn't slowing. I really do wish more people got flu shots.

The Cox Health and Counseling Center ran out of flu vaccinations two weeks ago at the height of flu season, according to an email from Christopher Smith, director of the health and counseling center. It's surprising but it happens and it happens every year. Majority of deaths have been seen in ages 65 and older. Every year, DOHMH officials said, more New Yorkers die from influenza and pneumonia (a common complication of the flu) than from any other infection. Like state officials, Martinello, too, urged residents to get a vaccine if they have not yet.

"This year, unfortunately, it is worse than what we have seen over the last 10 years nearly".

The 7-year-old Elizabeth girl died over the weekend. Although some news sources have reported this year's vaccine is only expected to be 10 percent effect, CDC experts say that is incorrect for the U.S.

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