Flu season has arrived across IL, with local health professionals concerned this year's virus strains including Influenza A may be severe. "It was south of us, but it moved north definitely since the holidays", said Oilar. Randy Bergen, a pediatrician who is leading Kaiser Permanente-Northern California's anti-flu effort.
Influenza claimed the lives of two people in Northeast Ohio, according to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health.
Last year's numbers might also have appeared higher for another reason, she said.
"We don't know, that's the scary thing about the flu".
The CHP has collaborated with public hospitals under the Hospital Authority and private hospitals to monitor influenza-associated admissions to intensive care units (ICU) and deaths among patients aged 18 years or above as routine surveillance throughout the year starting in 2018. Oseltamivir is available in different formulations in generic and under the trade name 'Tamiflu, ' and zanamivir is available under the tradename 'Relenza, ' " she wrote. Children and patients with severe immunosuppression may spread the flu for over a week. They should promptly seek medical advice if influenza-like symptoms develop so that appropriate treatment can be initiated as early as possible to prevent potential complications.
"What has happened in some instances over the last week have been just spot shortages of the medication because of increased demand in some cities and in some pharmacies", he said. He stated that the flu is unpredictable.
Obama to be Letterman's first Netflix guest
Academy Award victor George Clooney , activist Malala Yousafzai and radio veteran Howard Stern will also be guests on the show. The first episode will stream on Friday, January 12, and a new episode will be made available each subsequent month in 2018.
Trump postpones his fake "Fake News Awards"
On January 2, the USA president tweeted to say he would be announcing "the most dishonest and corrupt media awards of the year". The "Fake News Awards", as Trump calls it, are going to "the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media".
Senator Ekweremadu congratulates George Weah, Liberians
She led the country from back-to-back civil wars and saw it through a deadly Ebola outbreak that killed almost 5,000 Liberians. With over 98% of votes counted, Weah won 61.5% of the ballots while his rival, Veep Joseph Boakai, only 38.5%.
Arctic cold front arriving this weekend
On Monday, morning lows will likely be in the teens and twenties and afternoon highs could be near or just below freezing. We're starting off our Wednesday on a dangerously cold note, and the frigid temperatures aren't going away anytime soon!
Plane coming from Georgia skids off taxiway in Boston
EST, the airport announced they were halting landings and departures were halted due to quick change in temperature. Peters said passengers used stairs to exit the aircraft and were taken by bus to the terminal.