"We usually see flu cases start declining after March into April and then declining until the end of the season which typically ends in May", Howard said. However, over the last two weeks, more illnesses have been tied to the Type A H3N2 strain, which poses a more significant risk to the elderly.
Another flu death has been reported for the 2018-19 season, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths to 7, according to reports from Kern Public Health.
"There's hundreds of strains of flu out there", Dr. Stanton said. "However the vaccine is more effective against that strain this year, which I think explains why we're seeing less deaths and less overall flu activity comparatively", says Howard.
Hospitalizations for flu rose to 36.6 per 100,000 population, with the highest rates in seniors, followed by children younger than 5 years and adults ages 50 to 64.
For the second week in a row, H3N2 viruses were reported more frequently than 2009 H1N1, which had been predominant across the season.
For comparison, the hospitalization rate is less than half of what it was at this point last season. "That was the virus that was causing so much trouble a year ago". Common antivirals include Tamiflu and Xofluza.
In all, 58 Nebraskans have died from the flu this season - eight in Lancaster County.
CDC officials estimate there have been somewhere around 20,000 to 30,000 flu-related deaths so far this winter.
"Although it's not flawless, it still prevents many, many infections, and even if you should get influenza despite having received the vaccine, it tends to make a less severe infection. You are certainly less likely to get the complications of pneumonia, having to be hospitalized and dying", Schaffner said.
At 21:46 GMT, the AUD/USD is trading.7031, down 0.0054 or -0.75%, and the NZD/USD is at.6770, down 0.0028 or -0.42%. Overall, this reflects the poor state of the economy and the fact that there are clearly some concerns for the RBA.
The Raptors shot 53.5 percent from the field, including 13 of 37 from three-point range, and overcame 16 turnovers in the win. It hasn't hurt Toronto: The Raptors are now 14-5 when Leonard doesn't play, and he'll sit a few more before the playoffs.
Nul doute qu’elle offrira à Mika la meilleure option pour poursuivre sa carrière dans le sport automobile. Et il n'est pas Andrei Arshavin, pour répondre à la question sur les attentes facilement et naturellement.
The scattered severe storms are possible across all of north and central Alabama tomorrow, shifting south and east on Sunday. The worst may be over for Alabama - but much of the state will be drenched this weekend in another round of severe weather.
He has been lobbying for Sudan to be removed from a list of countries Washington considers state sponsors of terrorism. Emergency courts have since been trying protesters in evening sessions, sparking more rallies outside court buildings.
Yarde (17-0, 16 KOs) has knocked out 15 opponents in a row, a streak that dates back to his second professional bout in June 2015. His only decision victory came in his last bout, a dominant performance over veteran Kevin Johnson that streamed on ESPN+.
But some IS militants are refusing to leave the small patch of land and are vowing to continue their fight. Aid agencies are struggling to cope with the thousands of weak and hungry people who have fled Baghouz.
Melendez of Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the official used his position of power to engage in global drug trafficking. Lopez Bello's lawyer did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Sweden's Aftonbladet newspaper reported the bus driver was rushed to the hospital but no one else was known to have been injured. Police spokeswoman Carina Skagerlind told the newspaper an out-of-service city bus powered by natural gas caught fire.
She said that after the visit, he gave her instructions on who should get what and made her promise to look after her grandmother. A family friend wrote in a Facebook post: "That Robot Dr may be OK for some situations but not to tell a man he is going to die".
The airline says it has contacted the families of the victims, and will soon conduct forensic investigations to identify remains. Pius Adesanmi , who was among the 18 Canadians killed in today's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet at the Addis Ababa airport.
PE man almost swallowed by a whale
The tour operator takes tourists on a once in a lifetime whale watching in Algoa Bay. "Whales are not man-eaters". This was no attack, it was not the fault of the whale, and they are really sensitive.
Stocks mark first weekly loss since January
A day earlier Europe's central bank said it was doing a policy reversal and restoring measures to shore up that region's economy. A weak report on hiring by US employers last month added to investors' worries about the global economy and sent stocks lower.
Raiders to trade OG Kelechi Osemele to Jets
Brown will receive a new three-year deal worth up to $54.125 million, with $30.125 million guaranteed, the source said. Osemele, 29, is a two-time Pro Bowl selection (2016-17) who could provide an upgrade on New York's offensive line.
Health officials: Measles case confirmed in Pima County
Complications from the illness can include pneumonia, inflammation of the brain, convulsions, deafness, brain damage and death. IHA adds, the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against measles is to ensure vaccinations are up to date.
Les NTIC : avantages et inconvénients
En effet, avoir mille et une tâches à accomplir à la fois, ça peut avoir des effets négatifs. En effet, les travailleurs effectuent les tâches beaucoup plus rapidement tout en conservant leur qualité de vie.