Some infectious diseases warrant mandatory reporting to health organizations.
The CDC predicts that this year's vaccine will match last year's of 32 percent effectiveness.
Mississauga could indeed have a potentially deadly flu outbreak on its hands. "The Ministry of Health has done a lot of initiatives to be prepared".
De Lota also attributed the spike in positive flu cases in Hays County to the overall growth in the area.
"The flu strain is different every year", she said.
At the same time, the number of flu cases is continuing to rise across Canada.
While no vaccine is a 100-percent guarantee the receiver will not get sick, health departments are recommending the shot anyway because it should lessen the severity of the symptoms no matter what strain you get, he added.
There is a mix of two primary strains making people sick this season. They can also reduce the symptoms.
GETTY Images Aussie flu Flu has been reported in all parts of the country
Australia also experienced significant cases of influenza B and parts of Canada appear to be mimicking that pattern.
The Ohio Department of Health reports the state's first pediatric flu-related death of the 2017-18 flu season, a 4-year-old boy from Montgomery County.
The Department of Health Services said getting vaccinated is the most effective protection against the flu.
According to state data, previous year three people had died in influenza, but by the end of the February, it had taken 68 lives in California.
The majority of hospitalizations and deaths due to flu across the country have been among adults aged 65 and older.
She's seen a recent spike in cases with 170 reports of influenza in the county through December 23, a 45-percent increase from a year ago. Additional information can be found at www.flu.gov. They include the Tri City Health Partnership in St. Charles, which serves people who are uninsured or underinsured; it has ample vaccines on hand, said Kim Lamansky, executive director.
As flu activity increases in Los Angeles County this week - killing almost three times as many people as at the same point previous year - public health officials have a message: It's not too late to get vaccinated.
Dr. Michael de Lota, family medicine physician at ARC Kyle Plum Creek, said he believed the spike in cases stems from fewer people getting the flu vaccine.
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Trump joined the committee chairman in criticizing Feinstein for releasing the information without Grassley's consent. The California Democrat rebuked Trump's tweet suggesting that she broke the law by releasing Simpson's testimony.
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The reports that the 7.6 magnitude makes this one of the most powerful earthquakes to hit the Caribbean in modern day history. The tremor was about 25 miles (44km) east of Honduras's Swan Islands, which are unpopulated except for a small navy post.
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