CDC reports a national uptick in the number of flu cases

CDC reports a national uptick in the number of flu cases

The agency reported that the flu is "widespread" throughout the state.

The good news is that 28 states (Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming) experienced minimal flu activity, as of December 15, 2018.

Flu activity is increasing in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.

The 2017-2018 flu season was the most deadly in decades with more than 80,000 deaths, including 185 pediatric flu deaths. Flu activity generally peaks between December and February.

New Jersey urges patients at facility to check for HIV infections
Clean and fix all instruments; this was performed by an outside resource under the oversight of the sterile processing consultant. No infections or illnesses have been reported so far, HealthPlus Surgery Center administrator Betty McCabe said in a statement .

Former NASA astronaut says sending people to Mars "almost ridiculous"
But Anders' own Apollo 8 crewmate Frank Borman disagreed, arguing in the documentary that crewed exploration is important. On Wednesday in the interview with BBC Radio 5 Live , he also said sending manned mission to Mars would be "stupid".

Global Augmented Reality Book Market to Witness Fabulous Growth by 2025
After all years of buildup regarding the potential of the technology, it is finally on the brink of becoming main-stream. Our team collects facts and data related to the market from different geography to provide a better regional outlook.

According to new statistics by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, flu-related illnesses have spiked in Colorado over the past week. Some people are at higher risk for complications from the flu, including children younger than 5 years old, particularly those under 2.

Officials are urging everyone to get a flu shot, but according to the CDC, only around 40 percent of Americans will do so.

Health officials are now warning flu activity will likely only rise in the coming weeks.

"With an increase in flu cases in every corner of this state, I want to remind New Yorkers who have not been vaccinated against the flu that it is not too late to take this critical action", Governor Cuomo said.

Related Articles

  • Nigerian Air Force, allied forces repel terrorists' attacks in Baga

    Nigerian Air Force, allied forces repel terrorists' attacks in Baga

    The Muhammadu Buhari's led administration has been accused of playing ethnicity game in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists. Legit.ng gathered that the insurgents attacked a military base in Baga in a night long shootout on Wednesday, December 26.
    Hotel Calls Cops on 'Trespassing' Black Guest

    Hotel Calls Cops on 'Trespassing' Black Guest

    Massey said that he left the hotel after collecting his things from his room so as "not to make a bad situation worse". He saw he had missed a call from his mother and called her back from his cellphone in a secluded spot in the lobby.
    Miami vs. Wisconsin Pinstripe Bowl Highlights (2018)

    Miami vs. Wisconsin Pinstripe Bowl Highlights (2018)

    Charlie Brewer threw for 384 yards and ran for a career-high 109 as the Bears beat the Commodores in the Texas Bowl at Houston. The lone bright stop was Jonathan Taylor , the Doak Walker Award victor given to the nation's best running back.
  • 2nd man nears end of historic solo trek across Antarctica

    2nd man nears end of historic solo trek across Antarctica

    A USA adventurer has become the first person to complete a solo trek across Antarctica without assistance of any kind. DAY 54: Colin O'Brady completes " The Impossible First " covering the last 80 miles in a single push to the end.
    Bryce Harper, Manny Machado Both Prefer Not To Sign With Phillies

    Bryce Harper, Manny Machado Both Prefer Not To Sign With Phillies

    What the Sox do have is a strong farm system with many players who are close to making their major league debuts. Meanwhile, the Dodgers have remained on the periphery with Harper and not been involved for Machado .
    Sajid Javid declares rising number of migrants 'major incident'

    Sajid Javid declares rising number of migrants 'major incident'

    The government is anxious about the increasing numbers in recent weeks that are attempting the hazardous journey. He said: "Britain's border force, coastguards and lifeboats are being used as a taxi service for migrants".
  • Boult takes 6-4 to rip through Sri Lanka

    Boult takes 6-4 to rip through Sri Lanka

    In the UAE (against Pakistan) it's tough conditions for a seam bowler and you come here and you nearly expect it to happen. Angelo Mathews, nearly immoveable in the first Test where he scored 83 and 121no, was left unbeaten on 33.
    Bird Box soars as Netflix’s strongest original movie debut ever

    Bird Box soars as Netflix’s strongest original movie debut ever

    Bird Box benefited from the presence of Bullock in the lead role, as well as the comparisons to A Quiet Place . And it sounds beyond awful . " It was a green man with a horrific baby face ", Bullock explained.
    NASA to kick off new year with historic flyby of faraway world

    NASA to kick off new year with historic flyby of faraway world

    It could even be two bodies connected by a neck. "It's estimated to have a diameter of 30 kilometres right now, " Pelletier said. As distant as it is, Pluto is barely in the Kuiper Belt, the so-called Twilight Zone stretching beyond Neptune.
  • QB Bentley leads SC  vs. Virginia in Belk Bowl | AP sports

    QB Bentley leads SC vs. Virginia in Belk Bowl | AP sports

    Indeed, the coaches' passive approach on offense proved costly in the fourth quarters against Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech . Turner has rushed 46 times for 294 yards and two scores, and has also caught eight passes for 75 yards and two more scores.

    "Flu-View" provides statistics on influenza

    Very young children, seniors and people with medical conditions such as heart or lung disease are most at risk of contracting flu. The report segments the worldwide Influenza Vaccines Consumption market based on the type of product, end users, and regions.
    'Watchman won't let scamsters go', says PM Narendra Modi

    'Watchman won't let scamsters go', says PM Narendra Modi

    The rally is being held to mark the first anniversary of the formation of the Bharatiya Janta Party government in the state. He said Himachal Pradesh is the land of fearless soldiers who are ready to make the sacrifice for the country.