Sixth death reported during San Diego's current flu season

Henrietta Brewer
December 6, 2019

Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, although this is more common in children.

Fox said the flu can spread faster because so many people haven't gotten vaccinated yet, mainly, because they think they have time. Particularly, people have been posting on Facebook about how Mat-Su Regional Medical Center has a packed emergency room and multiple people have died from the flu there.

Now, health experts say two other Oklahomans have died from the virus, bringing the total number of deaths to three since flu season began on September 1. "Our emergency department is busy and has been busy for the past several days. We are not stretched beyond our capacity to care for patients".

The Flathead City-County Health Department says they have seen four influenza type A and three influenza type B as of November 17.

As of September 29, there have been 1,881 positive flu tests reported to the ADH, officials said in the report.

He said to get your flu shot as fast as you can.

She also said the health department compiles all data on flu-related deaths as they are reported.

Millions of children are at risk of flu amid a drop in uptake of vaccinations, after deliveries were delayed, officials have warned. Dr. Castrodale said this year is different than previous years, but not necessarily more threatening so far. "If you look all over the Lower 48, they're also seeing a predominance of B".

"It's definitely not too late, and the vaccine offers you the best protection against getting the flu".

The new flu figures show uptake of the nasal vaccine among 2 year olds is just 25.5 per cent, compared with 34.9 per cent this time last year.

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