So far, Carilion has seen almost 400 cases of the flu.
Things have dramatically changed over the last 118 years, with infections no longer being common causes of mortality.
In Texas, reports show that the percentage of patients with flu-like illness and those who've tested positive for influenza has increased.
Ellen Forgives Kevin Hart As He Considers Hosting the Oscars
The TV host, who has herself hosted the Oscars ceremony twice, also revealed she personally intervened to back Hart's corner. I thought it was an incredible thing. "I'm sorry that I hurt people ". "I'm going to ignore it because it's ten years old".
White Sox Make Formal Offer To Manny Machado
The Phillies remain focused on signing prized free agent Manny Machado , but they're apparently stepping up their Plan B. Harper is rumored to be interested in playing for the Dodgers, his hometown team after growing up in Las Vegas.
The silver lining this flu season is that the strain found this year is the same from last year. It is not too late to protect yourself and others this flu season.
"The U.S., nearly alone in the Northern Hemisphere, had a very bad flu season related to the H3N2", said Dr. Arnold Monto, a world-renown flu expert at the University of MI.
The CDC recommended that anyone 6 months of age or older who has not yet received the flu vaccine do so as soon possible.
In February of a year ago, the flu vaccine advisory group of the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended changing two of the four components for the flu vaccine administered in the Northern Hemisphere.
"Last year was a record bad year", Brammer said.
According to the CDC website, vaccines are recommended to contain H1N1, H3N2 and Victoria lineage-all different types of influenza.
The Nebraska influenza surveillance system is a collaborative effort between DHHS and its many partners in the state including, local health departments, public health and clinical laboratories, vital statistics offices, healthcare providers, clinics and emergency departments.
State Department issues new China travel warning
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Nikki Bella ‘Dating’ DWTS Partner Artem Chigvintsev?
Nikki and Artem competed on the 25th season of ABC's DWTS back in 2017, and lasted nearly two months before being eliminated. Nikki Bella is now dating her former Dancing With The Stars partner Artem Chigvintsev , according to US Weekly .
Spurs dominate Celtics at home
In Charlotte, Kemba Walker had 24 points in just 27 minutes, and the Hornets Orlando for the 13th straight time. On the play, Irving missed a three and began to run towards the rim in an attempt to secure the rebound.
Doping bodies urge WADA to act on Russia
The CRC is due to recommend a course of action to the WADA Executive Committee after their Montreal meeting in two week's time. The UK Anti-Doping athletes' commission also released a statement calling on WADA to reimpose the sanctions immediately.
First meteor shower of 2019 to peak Thursday night
During its peak in early January, anywhere from 60 to as many as 200 Quadrantid meteors can be seen per hour in ideal conditions. The Quadrantid meteor showers are known for being slow-moving and colorful, including green, yellow, pink and light blue.