According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, significant influenza activity has been reported in 55 of the state's 67 counties, including Madison, Morgan, Limestone, Jackson and Marshall counties.
"We will see other flu viruses start to circulate later during the flu season and mostflu vaccines protect against all four of those circulating viruses".
During last year's flu season, there were 12,912 flu-related hospitalizations and eight pediatric deaths in NY. Health officials said one strain, Influenza A H3N2, is why flu season seems moresevere this year. Vaccinations are available at local health departments, pharmacies, and medical providers.
"We are seeing widespread flu activity across the state", said David Morgan, public information officer for the Southwest Region of the New Mexico Department of Health.
The Centers for Disease Control has reported 13-flu related deaths in children this season.
Health officials say it's shaping up to be a bad season overall, dominated by a nasty type of flu bug that can cause severe illness in young children and seniors.
Harris said 30 out of the 67 Alabama counties have been hit hard by the flu this year.
Symptoms of the flu vary but can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.
Infants, the elderly and people with certain medical conditions are at highest risk of getting severe complications from the flu. Alabama is one of 26 states reporting high levels of influenza-like Illness.
Safranek recommended people seek a doctor and get a prescription for antibiotics if they get the flu.
"We are seeing small percentages of them now but the prominent b strain usually is a later appearing strain in the flu season so there is still time to protect that", explained Levine.
"Starting about two and a half weeks ago we began to see a significant uptick in the number of emergency room visits directly related to the flu".
Officials also recommend that sick people stay home until they are fever free (without medication) for at least 24 hours, cover their mouths when they cough and wash their hands often.
Last year, there were far fewer cases, with 8,976 reported by the end of the first week of January 2017. "We will very likely continue to see the flu for months".
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And Jernigan said he expected this year's vaccine to be about 30 percent effective against H3N2 when all is said and done. Official effectiveness data on this season's flu vaccine will not be available until the middle of next month.
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