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Two more flu deaths reported in Oklahoma
24 December 2017, 12:53 | Marta Robbins
Two more flu deaths reported in Oklahoma
"It's still possible to get a flu shot, but it takes two weeks for the vaccine to be effective", Burton said. In the last decade or so, about one-third of Canadians have been getting flu shots.
Lamont said the flu cases were seen as early as September, but confirmed cases have skyrocketed every day over the past 10 days.
At the moment, Baumbach said, the flu season in New Mexico is off to a fairly typical start. State Health Department officials declined to release where the others lived, citing privacy concerns.
"We don't have almost the number of health-care workers or the percentage of health-care workers as we really should", Strang said. "And the counts are about the same in Texas in general, too", Burton said.
By Wednesday, North Carolina health officials expect it to reach 5 percent, meaning local hospitals have to do more.
"This is a sensible way to prevent the spread of the flu", said Jerri Cortese, director of communications and public relations at St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam.
As it's produced by the pharmaceutical companies, it contains strands adapted to grow in eggs.
"Washing your hands, not getting out in crowds when you're not feeling well", she said.
"We urge the public to get vaccinated against the flu", said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer.
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But it's a gamble how effective each year's vaccine will be against the most dominant flu strain.
Both hospitals said they recorded 54 cased of the flu on December 3, which more than doubled to 140 the following week.
"Thinking about folks that are traveling right now, it would be fruitful for them to know that flu could be traveling with them", Jernigan said.
"Most of the increase came around Thanksgiving", Burton said.
The flu vaccine continues to be available at pharmacies, doctor's offices and walk-in clinics.
Two Oklahoma County residents have died as a result of the flu.
Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses.
As well, there were 53 new outbreaks reported last week: 28 in long-term care facilities, 11 in hospitals, and 16 in other settings.
Burton agrees it's especially hard during the holidays, to be careful and stay healthy. Children should be taught to cover their coughs and stay home when sick, so as not to share their germs.
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