Justice Department Charges Over 600 People For Health Care Fraud
Attorney general Hill praises FDA efforts with cannabis-based drug
Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths
Twitter reacts to news of Anthony Bourdain’s death
The Flu Nearly Reached Epidemic Levels This Season
11 January 2018, 12:23 | Nichole Osborne
Up until December 30, 2017, there were 11,275 laboratory-confirmed cases across the country, 74 per cent of which are attributed to influenza A. There have been a total of 1,050 influenza-related hospitalizations and 34 deaths across the country.
There have been 3,854 total flu-associated hospitalizations in OH since flu season began last October, according to ODH.
The H3N2 virus, a.k.a. influenza A, is the main strain making people sick, and it's tough to fight.
White County Public Health nurse Marsha Oilar said a 91-year-old man from Reynolds, Indiana has died because of the virus.
"We've seen an increasing number of cases in the last week", said Dr. Luis Manrique, an infectious disease specialist who has been working at both Delnor and Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
Arizona is among 26 states that the federal Centers for Disease Control said have high flu activity, with widespread activity reported in 46 states.
"Flu is hard to predict", said ODH Medical Director Dr. Clint Koenig.
People getting the flu from the vaccine is a misconception, de Lota said.
Healthy lifestyle habits can also protect you from seasonal illness. Byrne says, "It's a high fever, usually over a hundred degrees, with a severe headache and body aches, and extreme fatigue that can last up to three weeks; and you could have a cough".
"Normally in a season, we'll see a peak of influenza A happening some time towards the end of December or through January", Murti said Monday. "Public health is our first priority, and I strongly encourage community members to get vaccinated and help prevent the spread of the flu".
"We're having a more severe season (than last year), but two years ago we had a very mild season", she said. "There are reports that the vaccine is only 10 percent effective this year, but it's really too early to tell".
"Flu is hard to predict", said Dr. Clint Koenig, Ohio Department of Health medical director.
Visitors are also being urged to stay away from residential care facilities if they have respiratory symptoms, or the diarrhea and nausea associated with Norovirus or similar gastro-intestinal infections. "They work best when started within two days of getting sick".
Canada's flu shot was less effective than usual this year, said the National Post.
"These antiviral medications can reduce the severity of the flu and prevent serious flu complications", Koenig said.
President Trump's border wall coming to Laredo?
If that work was completed, more than half of the almost 2,000 mile-border with Mexico would be lined with a physical barrier. The White House has demanded that funds to build the wall are included in any legislation meant to help DACA recipients.
Nvidia BFGD is a Big Smart TV For Big Dumb Video Games
While people are getting more and more interested in playing games on the big screen using a TV might not be the ideal solution. If all that wasn't enough, this display is also capable of running Nvidia's streaming service, GeForce NOW and GameStream .
"Up to 2" Of Snow Friday, Saturday
This is all upstream moisture will should produce steady snowfall all day Friday , Friday night and into most of Saturday . The temperature is expected to drop to a low around 13 Saturday night with winds of 8 to 10 miles per hour .
Woman killed and 12 injured in Egypt hot air balloon crash
Egyptian authorities blamed strong winds, saying they had blown the balloon off its course and into a mountainous area. The incident comes after 19 foreign tourists were killed when their balloon caught fire in the same city in 2013.
Who's to blame for SpaceX satellite loss?
The CEO of SpaceX is Elon Musk, the South African-born inventor and entrepreneur who is also behind electric car-maker Tesla. It has been competing with other private companies to launch more military payloads.
Murray withdraws from Brisbane, Aus Open return in doubt
Murray has not played competitively since losing to Sam Querrey at Wimbledon in June previous year because of a hip injury. Nadal pulled out of the Brisbane event and a Sydney exhibition, while Djokovic withdrew from an Abu Dhabi event.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's earnings up 74% to $102m
Apple sold more than 46.6 million iPhone handsets in the last quarter, up from 45.5m in the comparable period in 2016. Cook recognizes imputed taxable income and is not provided a tax reimbursement for personal use of private aircraft.