Laboratory-confirmed cases of contagious flu are on the rise in the United States, with 11 deaths attributed to the virus in San Diego County, Calif., alone.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported our state's first child death for the 2017-2018 flu season on Thursday.
The majority of state cases thus far have involved influenza A and do not show much variation in number compared to past year. The health department has also provided nearly 3,000 doses of the flu vaccine to clinics throughout Long Beach to distribute to their patients.
Flu season usually begins in October or November, peaks between December and February and can run into May before tapering off.
- With the flu now considered "widespread" across Minnesota, according to the state health department, hospitals are implementing visitor restrictions.
The CDC recommends people at high risk for complications from the flu be treated with neuraminidase inhibitor antiviral medications as soon as possible once they become sick.
Take time to get a flu vaccine-even if it proves to be less effective this year, some protection is better than none. CDC officials stated in reports that the most common type A strain circulating nationwide is H3N2, which has a history of causing more hospitalizations and deaths.
USA to resume visas in Turkey after 2-month suspension Turkish authorities will also inform the USA "in advance" if they intend to arrest any local staff member in the future. Turkey reciprocated the measure shortly thereafter, blocking non-immigrant visa services for U.S. citizens.
Meanwhile, the forces in Kashmir have been successful in neutralizing over 10 of the JeM terrorists in past few months. Subsequently, he jumped parole and rejoined the JeM, becoming one of its top commanders.
The Steelers will be without leading receiver Antonio Brown , who suffered a calf injury last week against the Patriots. Yates cleared concussion protocol after being removed from the game late in the first half.
Today for Christmas we'll have mostly cloudy with highs in the mid 20s-mid 30s and winds W/E 5-10 miles per hour . That addition of some extra sunshine will help give temperatures a better chance of breaking into the teens.
Trump has promised to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continues to threaten the United States or its allies. North Korea has continued developing its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs in violation of U.N.
On Thursday, more than 40 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide bombing at a cultural center in Kabul , Afghanistan. An initial blast at the entrance to the compound housing the two offices was followed by two more explosions inside the offices.
The FO spokesperson also presented a medical report for Jadhav that showed he is in "good health" and "everything is normal". Death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav met his wife and mother at the Pakistan Foreign Affairs Ministry, officials said.
The US Treasury Department later placed six North Korean shipping and trading companies and 20 of their vessels on sanctions list. China has voted in favor of three UN Security Council resolutions strengthening sanctions on the North since the summer.
THE UK FIRST secretary of state Damian Green has resigned from cabinet after he was found to have breached the ministerial code. The pair will be investigated over alleged leaks to the media of information about the investigation into Mr Green's computer.
Expect another 4 to 8 inches of snow from tonight through Wednesday evening with locally higher amounts possible. A major cold blast is stretching across the country with 18 states from Montana to NY feeling risky wind chills.
Auburn alum Tim Cook tops $100 million in income for 2017
The company is heavily dependent on the success of iPhones, which account for more than two-thirds of its total revenue. The election is set to occur on Apple's next shareholders meeting February 13 at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park.
Amanda Davis, Anchor in Atlanta Killed by Stroke at Airport
Amanda Davis was at the Atlanta airport Tuesday when she was rushed to the hospital and underwent treatment, according to CBS46. Davis had said in the interview she had grappled with coming to terms with her disease: 'Even then I questioned it, ' she said .
OG Star Wars Actor Alfie Curtis Dead At 87
News of Curtis's death broke on the Comic Book/"Star Wars" website before it was picked up by other media outlets. The British actor also starred in The Elephant Man , The Wildcats of St.
GB Cartridges for the Switch Delayed until 2019
That disincentivizes stores from keeping it on the shelf, which also leads to fewer mums picking up those impulse buys. With 10 million units sold , it's on track to outsell the Wii U's entire lifetime just in its first year.
Jersey passports to be blue
British passports will change to a blue and gold design after Brexit , Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis has announced . A new blue British passport will set you back £72.50, which is the same price Brits now pay for the burgundy design.