The Oklahoma Department of Health says 65 people were admitted to hospitals this week with the flu.
In general, flu vaccinations have an excellent safety record, but their efficacy varies greatly. In addition, there are a number of pathogens going around in the winter months, including viruses that might not be included in the vaccine, according to the CDC.
The medical professionals say the symptoms can pack a powerful punch but usually clear up within two weeks. "But the predominant circulating strain was something called H3-N2, and there was only a 10 percent effectiveness they only found in Australia, only Australia, which comprised 55 percent of the circulating strains, not all of them".
"Most relate to a variety of illness including flu, colds, and sore throats".
People six months of age and up are recommended to get a flu shot. "In order to prevent potentially life-threatening complications among the most vulnerable members of our community, including the elderly, pregnant women and people with underlying health conditions, MCMC has made a decision to stand with a large part of the health care community and require staff to get the flu vaccine or wear a mask". And contain your germs by staying home if you are sick.
While most people are ill for only a few days some may require hospital treatment, and among those at highest risk, the virus can be lethal.
Jenny Israel, head of children's public health nursing, Hywel Dda University Health Board, explained why it's so important that eligible children receive the flu nasal spray vaccine.
On the bright side, IL has seen an increased racial, ethnic and gender diversity in the state's work-aged population. But Connecticut attracted some 17,000 people from other countries, a little more than a third of the number for MA .
Suggs said there are around 2,000 employees (including on-site supplier workers) at the Blue Springs plant. The Salvation Army-Fox Cities will give out donated gifts to thousands of local children this week.
Looking ahead, Bessert writes that the US will take steps to curtail North Korea's "ability to mount attacks, cyber or otherwise". We will rally our allies, and we will ensure the U.S.is again the leader in securing the internet we invented".
The central bank is due to publish its approach to future supervision of foreign banks, insurers and clearing houses at 1300 GMT. The BoE will also get powers to "recognize" and supervise clearing houses from the European Union after Brexit.
The Cavaliers play the Celtics on January 3, and it has been reported that Thomas wants to be ready to face his old team. The Cavs first game of 2018 comes on January 2, and it seems Thomas is targeting that game for his season debut.
Reportedly, she was told to remove the selfie from her social media pages or she would be stripped of her title. Sarah later apologised "to all those who consider [the picture] harmful to the Palestinian cause".
The few images released show what appears to be the facelifted Limited and Trailhawk models and one interior photo from upfront. At this stage, Jeep has only said it will add more fuel-efficient engines to the Cherokee line-up with the 2018 auto .
On Twitter, Ms Haley posted on Twitter that "the USA will be taking names" during the vote on Thursday at the 193-nation assembly. Mansour said on Monday he hoped there would be "overwhelming support" in the General Assembly for the resolution.
The tabloid claim that the Blues are toying with the idea of looking to sign Zaha in the January transfer window. He was loaned to Cardiff City and then back to Palace during the tenures of David Moyes and Louis van Gaal.
In the colder air Sunday light snow snow will develop ahead of a cold front and snow showers will be likely Christmas Day. The next year also had reasonable snow cover, but it was very sparse by the time you got to the Boston area.
But before they finished the job, another Grinch stole them, the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said. He described the nasty Grinch, and said that he was anxious he was really going to steal Christmas.
The phones run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will most likely be getting the Android Oreo update sometime in 2018. Talking about the display , Samsung Galaxy A8 features a 5.6-inch FHD+ (2220x1080) Super AMOLED display .
Last Day For Posting Cards And Parcels
In 2017, the postal service delivered 750 million packages, compared to 660 million in 2016. "Online shopping is so popular now". Christmas will be here in less than a week, and the deadlines to ship gifts in time for the holiday are this week.
Ofcom to enable mobile provider switching via free text
This will put an end to customers paying for old and new services at the same time, and will save Brits around £10million a year. Ofcom's consumer group director Lindsey Fussell said: 'Too many people are put off by the hassle of switching mobile provider.
Apple AirPods sold out for the entire holiday season
Apple , like most smartphone manufacturers, generally sticks to a yearly release schedule when it comes to their new flagships. That does not sound like the same upgraded AirPods that KGI is talking about, with a second-half 2018 timeframe.
Google Focuses on ARCore, Announces Death of Tango
It means that Tango is being replaced by Google's ARCore, which is based on software unlike the more hardware oriented Tango. First one was Lenovo , which introduced Phab 2 Pro with Project Tango, though it was let down with some mediocre specs.