The influx of flu patients can strain New York City hospitals because emergency departments in urban areas tend to be smaller than others across the state, said Dr. Peter Shearer, the medical director of the emergency department at Mount Sinai Hospital. Children younger than 5 years and children of any age with certain long-term health problems are at high risk of flu complications like pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus and ear infections.
If you or your child is sick with flu-like illness, contact your healthcare provider as soon as possible and follow their guidance on treatment. "We've already surpassed the number of flu patients we've seen this year compared to all of last season".
The most prevalent virus this year has been H3N2, the most risky of the four seasonal flu strains.
"Symptoms of the flu may include headache, fatigue, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or above and feeling feverish or having chills", Morgan said.
We've gotten to that point in this unusually bad flu season where city officials have started dishing out flu shots for free.
There are no proven downsides to getting the flu shot, aside from a few rare side effects.
They recommend everyone six months or older receive an annual flu shot.
There have been five reported flu deaths in Tennessee this season, four of them being children. "Antiviral medications should be started early to have their best chance of helping". Plus, the flu virus can only survive about 24 hours on a hard surface.
When the flu becomes severe, some people may need immediate medical attention to prevent further complications. Dr. Phillips says that's futile, since it's almost impossible to disinfect every surface that a child or adult may have coughed or sneezed on, and that a person might then touch.
Also, do your part by covering your sneeze or cough so you don't get others sick. "It is very important to know the signs and symptoms that indicate when someone is very sick from the flu and needs help right away".
You know I truly believe my goal is to be ready for week one". "It's just such a fluid process, and we'll just see what happens". But for Wentz to play a large role in any sustained success, he'll need to stay on the field.
Fisher died December 27, 2016, four days after going into cardiac arest onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles. A little more than a year after her death, Carrie Fisher has won her first Grammy Awards.
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has called for the implementation of new rules to end the government shutdown . By Saturday night negotiations on both immigration and to reopen the government still hadn't progressed.
In the meantime, current immigration law should be enforced, and that includes returning illegal immigrants to their homeland. Three White House officials previewed the framework on the condition of anonymity ahead of a formal announcement.
On the basis of the rumours and also the Zeiss camera patent , he has created the back design for Nokia 10 . As for the actual score? Nokia 7 Plus is not the only device which will be unveiled at the MWC 2018 .
Basically, this is Stephen King's X-Men novel about mutants on two sides of war, which is a pretty awesome concept. On the Netflix side of things, Flanagan is now working with Macy on a production of " The Haunting of Hill House ".
The onslaught has stirred diplomatic tensions between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Turkey and the United States. In December, he said, no aid was delivered to over 417,000 people in nine "besieged" locations.
The World Economic Forum's 48th Annual Meeting is taking place on January 23-26 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Emmanuel Macron also called on the WEF participants to harness the negative effects of globalization.
Australia then had to survive more than three minutes of stoppage time with only six players after receiving a late yellow card . Fiji looked exhausted as they spent most of the time defending as the Russians managed to keep the scores close.
Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Trump went on to reject criticism of his counter-attacks to the Russian Federation probe. Sessions was the first member of Trump's Cabinet known to have been questioned by Mueller's office.
Other previously available information on the size, attrition and performance of the Afghan forces continue to be unavailable. That's not classified information, according to officials, but SIGAR says it was labeled "not releasable to the public".
In her In Touch interview, Daniels said that the sex with Trump wasn't anything insane and that they had done it in one position. Cohen has said the story is "rumor" and the payment by Trump is "completely false".
And of the businesses that are accepting Bitcoin on Stripe, we've seen their revenues from Bitcoin decline substantially. Collison brothers' Stripe calls time on volatile bitcoin, which has become more of an asset than a fluid currency.
It fall, as 83 investors sold QCOM shares while 490 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 466 raised stakes. Viking Fund Management Llc sold 14,450 shares as the company's stock declined 3.45% while stock markets rallied.
FTAs on e-Tourist Visa grew by 143 per cent to 10.8 lakh in 2016, and further grew by 57.2 per cent to 17.0 lakh during 2017. This is double the share of India's merchandise exports in the world at 1.7%, the Survey pointed out.
Critics have been eager to pin the threat of North Korea being able to nuke the USA on the President's language. There's a possibility that the South's delegation will travel to the North by land as an alternative.
Woodrow Wilson put his political science theories on presidential rhetoric into practice by reviving the in-person speech. Kennedy and the late Senator Edward Kennedy, who for 50 years was one of the dominant voices of Democratic politics.
Soros said that these tech giants claim that they are distributing information but they are distributing monopoly instead. The dominant global creed has reverted from worldwide governance to nationalism, Soros argued.
But as the group points out in their statement, it is possible to effect change for the good of the planet and humanity. At the time, this was the closest the clock had come to midnight in over 60 years.
Le Guin is the author of dozens of books, including 20 novels , six collections of poetry and over 100 short stories. Reacting to news of her death, U.S. horror author Stephen King paid tribute to Le Guin as "one of the greats".
James Franco won a Golden Globe for his performance in The Disaster Artist , but was shut out of the Oscar acting categories. The National Board of Review and National Society of Film Critics also named her best director for her work on the film.