The CDC is urging health care professionals to be aware of the fact that even vaccinated patients may get the flu this year, Jernigan said. "The levels we're seeing this week are as high as the levels we saw past year during the entire flu season", she said.
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says influenza season is well underway and twice as many cases have been documented compared with this time previous year.
However, health officials say that it's too early to tell how well the vaccine with work against the flu virus in the U.S.
Through mid-November, fewer than 2 percent of people reported flu-like illnesses at different surveillance sites across the state, according to Department of Health data.
Dr. Laura Bourns says that includes 16 confirmed cases of Influenza A and 8 cases of Influenza B.
The main difference between the two types of influenza is that outbreaks of type B tend to occur less frequently than type A, though both have the capability to cause serious illness.
Last week, there was a big jump in the number of cases reported by the medical community. "That means for hospitals in particular, employees who have not had the flu vaccine need to start masking and doing the extra protections to protect themselves and our patients from spreading the flu".
Senior Services helps facilitate flu shots and medical visits for clients at senior centers, Rinaldi said, and will offer to drive senior citizens to the pharmacy or doctor if they don't have transportation.
Kentucky health officials said they've also seen flu activity emerging earlier than normal and anticipates it will continue for several months. Vaccination is more important for people with weakened immune systems, as well as those who are pregnant, elderly or live with or care for others at high risk.
Pence was expected to travel to Egypt on Wednesday to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi before travelling to Israel. Egypt's Coptic Church cancelled a meeting between Mr Pence and Pope Tawadros II following the Jerusalem announcement.
He reiterated his country's support for the Palestinians until they establish their "full state with Jerusalem as its capital". The president will deliver a speech at the emergency meeting on the holy city of al-Quds (Jerusalem), he added in his tweet.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Jerusalem holds significance for three major world religions - Islam, Judaism and Christianity.
With the clearance of Mueller's office, Cummings writes that he's now making the whistleblower's story public. The congressman said he had heard about the alleged Flynn texts from an unnamed confidential informant.
Consequently the snow line will rise to over 1,000m, with heavy rain forecast below that level in many places on Friday night. The next chance will come on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day but confidence in snowfall, let alone accumulation, remains low.
The Rs 199 tariff plan for Xiaomi Redmi 5A gives 1GB data per day, unlimited voice calls, and 100 SMS per day for 28 days. Reliance Jio 4G Plan 999 - Jio 999 plan is the first plan of Jio under which there is no daily usage limit on data.
Interestingly, the specifications of the Redmi 5 Plus also matches with the leaked specifications of the Redmi Note 4 successor. Xiaomi has released a red-coloured special edition of Mi A1, which will be available during the sales for the first time.
- WWE 205 Live star Rich Swann was arrested early Sunday morning after a domestic altercation with his wife, wrestler Su Yung . Swann was allegedly critiquing his wife's performance that night and was getting angry while talking to her.
First pictures: 2019 Jeep Cherokee teased
The 2019 Jeep Cherokee features a completely restyled front end that is less polarizing, but also a bit less distinct. Jeep promises a "new, authentic and more premium design" and "even more fuel-efficient powertrain choices".
Bitcoin Cash makes waves as it becomes available on Coinbase
While Bitcoin Cash traded elsewhere in the $3,000-$3,500 range, it skyrocketed to $9,500 at Coinbase , when trading was halted. According to media reports, Coinbase fears its own workers might have exploited the exchange's foray into the cryptocurrency.
Google Chrome Will Start Blocking Annoying Ads In 2018
Google even went as far as to say that ad blocker use because of bad ads is threatening the sustainability of the web ecosystem. Google provides a best practices guide for ad formats that comply with the Coalition for Better Ads group's guidelines.
The Office Revival Reportedly in the Works
Network president Bob Greenblatt has previously said he'd be keen to bring it back if there was interest. I've talked to Greg [Daniels, producer and writer of The Office US] four times over the past few years.
Facebook testing a Snooze button to mute people and pages
Facebook is slowly rolling out the Snooze feature and it may take a few days for people to see it in their news feeds. However, in essence all these functions are aimed at giving you control over what you see on your Facebook Newsfeed.
When to watch the year's best meteor shower
You'll be able to see the Geminids anywhere in the sky from dusk until dawn but the rates will be higher from midnight. They will come from the east, appearing to originate from the Gemini constellation twins Castor and Pollux.
Flu season could be worse this year, doctors say
Statewide, there have been five confirmed flu-related deaths , but none in Yakima County, Sixberry said. Rigler said it may just be that people are getting the flu earlier in the season than normal.
Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
Georgia had earlier stripped his citizenship and sought his extradition on charges of abuse of power while president. Saakashvili became a regional governor in Ukraine in 2015 at Poroshenko's invitation but they later fell out.
Top 10 Sexiest Asian Women 2017: Priyanka, Nia Beat Deepika
Thanking the fans for the honor, the 35-year-old " Quantico " star said, "I can not actually take credit for this at all". While he appreciated her courage to often experiment with the unknown, he also called her as a symbol of girl power.