The flu virus indirectly resulted in the death of 1,000 people in Ireland last season, according to Mr Kelleher. The following week, that number more than doubled to 140 positive cases. Flu season usually lasts through early summer.
As I said, I didn't give it all that much thought in the past since it seems to be one of those unavoidable seasonal cycles. "We have had sixty-eight cases of strep and thirty cases of the flu so far".
The Department of Public Health and El Paso Fire Department held a vaccine clinic on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the EPFD's Safety and Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Drive.
"Children are super-spreaders of flu".
The flu season total is now 1,646, compared to 451 at a similar point previous year.
"It is not too late to get a flu shot". Although most people fully recover from the flu, some experience severe illness like pneumonia and respiratory failure, and the flu can sometimes be fatal.
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The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone six months and older, including pregnant women.
"They've had it since, like, three months ago", Perez said. "Everyone is at risk for complications of the flu", she said.
"There's no single virus that causes the flu and there is no one shot that protects against all of them", said an MCMC nurse.
There is still a lot of concern over how effective this year's flu vaccine will be. "We aren't allowed to tell anyone about a patient's health status, so why do we also not have the same right to privacy?"
Other suggestions for staying healthy include frequent hand-washing, using hand sanitizers, staying away from sick people, avoiding touching the eyes, nose or mouth, and cleaning commonly touched surfaces. Paul said the schools dismissing for the two-week Christmas break can help stem the spread of the flu and other illnesses.
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