2017-2018 flu season begins

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The flu kills more people than any other vaccine-preventable illness, sending about 12,200 people to hospital and causing 3,500 deaths across Canada each year. Still, some infectious disease experts in the US have noted that, so far, the May-October flu season in Australia has produced more than twice the number of known cases than the previous season, and our flu season is often similar to Australia's. For that reason, health care officials are encouraging everyone to get flu vaccinations now. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk of serious flu complications. But check with your provider to make sure you don't have to have the shot administered by your doctor or at a specific location in order for it to be free.

"One of the most important services our pharmacy can offer during flu season is help protecting patients against the seasonal flu", Amanda Bryan, pharmacist at Clinton Drug Company, said.

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has found the state's first laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza for the 2017-2018 flu season.

"Sporadic activity is typical for this time of year", Moore stated in a press release.

Health officials are recommending flu shots for everyone 6 months and older.

Whether these differences relate to clinical disease resistance remains to be seen, but in the meantime the authors are urging adults to get vaccinated early in the day. "When you get your flu shot, you can help protect those who are at a greater risk in addition to protecting yourself". "Not only does it protect you, it protects people around you, including your friends and family".

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Flu vaccination must be covered by insurance without a copay or coinsurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Using historical data as a test, the new model accurately predicted the total number of cases for each season in the US from 2002 to 2016, and produced an accurate, real-time prediction for the 2016-17 season before it started previous year.

Wash your hands often with soap and water.

Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated.

Cover your coughs and sneezes, and steer clear of those who are visibly ill. It's also recommended that people wear a face mask to reduce spreading or catching germs. Once there, the viral particles are easily spread by you or anyone else's fingers after touching the screen or buttons.

If you don't have health insurance, call Sea Mar Community Health Centers at (360) 852-9070 to make an appointment for a low-priced flu shot. "The best protection against flu is the flu vaccine", Dr Anna Clarke, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, HSE National Immunisation Office, advised.

Reach Kristy D. Carter at 910-592-8137, ext.

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