Kentucky reports Louisville is one of the hardest-hit areas right now, with more than 550 confirmed cases recently and 882 cases overall this flu season.
St. Luke's Hospital has had 22 positives for influenza A between December 1st and January 3rd.
A new form of vaccine has come in the form of a nasal spray, and has been recommended for healthy, non-pregnant persons ages 2-49.
Officials say six of those cases were in brown county, one in Winnebago County, three in Outagamie County and two in the city of Appleton.
Indicators from Nebraska's influenza surveillance systems (laboratory testing, sentinel provider visits, influenza hospitalizations, emergency department visits, and school absences due to illness) showed that influenza cases are circulating widely across the state.
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While he did have underlying conditions or contributing factors, the IDPH say this is an unfortunate reminder to take the flu seriously, as numbers of flu cases increase across the state and the country.
Don Brannen, PhD, community epidemiologist for GCPH reported 13 hospitalized flu cases from October 14, 2018 to date. But in Wisconsin, experts say flu activity is low so far. At this time last season, there were 12 adult deaths. "This is an unfortunate and solemn reminder that the flu can be deadly".
Galbraith added that it's not too late to get vaccinated against the flu.
In February of previous year, the flu vaccine advisory group of the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended changing two of the four components for the flu vaccine administered in the Northern Hemisphere. "Also be sure to take any antiviral medication as your doctor prescribes". Other diseases like the common cold produce flu-like symptoms. Therefore, covering the mouth while coughing and sneezing, in addition to good hand-washing techniques, can help prevent spread of the virus.
"They visit us every time they're sick, and we get samples, and we find out when they're vaccinated". They should avoid close contact with well people in the household, and stay well-hydrated by drinking plenty of water and other clear liquids. "When you have a lot more people get sick, you have more people who are hospitalized and more people who die".