May 22, 2019

Health department says not too late for flu shot

23 February 2019, 11:53 | Silvia Roy

Health department says not too late for flu shot

Health department says not too late for flu shot

State health officials said reports of flu-like illnesses and flu-related hospitalizations have leveled off in the last few weeks, but they continue to urge people to get vaccinated because peak flu activity usually lasts through March.

The girl, who had not received a flu vaccination and dealt with underlying medical issues, died February 12.

Officials said there have been 31 deaths due to the flu this season.

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"H3N2 Influenza A was very, very prevalent a year ago", Schmidt explains.

Flu vaccines, protective barriers such as masks and increased disinfection of dialysis units during flu season could help protect kidney failure patients from potentially deadly influenza-like illnesses, the researchers write in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. The other deaths last week were four men -ages 82, 73, 62 and 56 - and all had underlying medical conditions.

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The teenager is one in every of five flu deaths reported final week, bringing the county's death toll this season to 35 folks.

State health officials estimate that 250 to 1,100 MA residents die annually from flu complications.

The flu season doesn't end until May 18. Several health departments still have the flu vaccine available such as Southern Seven and Williamson-Franklin bi-county health departments. "When you have not gotten a flu shot, do it now", Wooten added.

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