"Flu-View" provides statistics on influenza

The Florida Department of Health said there have been 8 new outbreaks, making it a total of 37 so far across the state this flu season. "Our inpatient units are full and we have a very high occupation rate with respiratory illness in the intensive care unit ... and it's the same with the other intensive care units here in Quebec".

Influenza viruses usually infect the respiratory tract.

Flu season is well underway. The campaign started for healthcare workers from October 10 and for the public from yesterday and will last until end of the flu season.

DPH says that an average of 20,000 children younger than 5 years old are hospitalized because of flu complication, and the requirement is to help reduce the risk.

"We are seeing more people vaccinated this year".

Figures released by the Public Health Agency of Canada's FluWatch report show that more than three times as many children have been hospitalized across the country compared to this time previous year.

Several counties are experiencing flu outbreaks including Collier County, which has seen as many as 4 outbreaks this year.

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Doctors say that there is still time to get a flu shot, although the average duration of flu season is 16 weeks. "So if we know that we are seeing an outbreak in a specific population, we can get the word out to our providers, to our hospitals, to remain vigilant, and to stay prepared", Epidemiology Program Manager, Heidi Dragoo.

Dr. David Williams says the vaccine was carefully formulated to protect against four current flu strains based on recommendations from the World Health Organization. Alcohol-based gel and foam sanitizers are proven to be effective at killing viruses that cause both common colds and the flu (for maximum effectiveness, these products should contain 60% to 95% ethanol or isopropanol).

Pre-K students in CT will need to verify they received a flu shot prior to starting class in 2019.

The flu vaccine can be given to children with either a needle or nasal spray.

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The Marquette County Health Department Clinic usually does flu shots by appointments.

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