Indiana Health Department: 4 flu deaths so far this season

Desiree Burns
January 13, 2019

"Three of those women who were not vaccinated nearly died and we had to get them over the hump by giving them Intensive Care Unit treatment." .

"Last year was a very nasty flu season with a great number of hospitalizations as well as fatalities, specifically in the elderly and the very young", Roby said.

"Most people who get sick with flu will have mild illness and will recover in less than two weeks without medical care". These people are at a high risk for complications of the flu, according to the CDC.

Startling new numbers show widespread flu infections across the United States.

These estimates are cumulative and will be updated over the course of the annual flu season on Fridays. This year's vaccine offers protection against both of these strains.

Since September, PHAC reported 414 children under 16 have been hospitalized for flu, with the highest estimated rate of admission among kids under five.

In the past couple of weeks, flu activity across IN has gone from moderate and regional to high and widespread.

For their research, Newsome and her colleagues studied 2009 data on 490 pregnant women with flu and almost 1,500 pregnant women who did not get the flu that year. Compared to Google Flu Trends who worked from 2009 to 2015, ARGO alone was much better. A new study, led by the Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP) at Boston Children's Hospital, combines two forecasting methods with machine learning (artificial intelligence) to estimate local flu activity. People might also get flu by touching a contaminated surface or object that has flu virus on it and then touching their own mouth or nose.

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The report was published January 9 in the journal Birth Defects Research.

Northern Regional Health Authority chief medical officer of health Dr. "It does not, and the vaccine is safe for pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy", he said. Experts advise using disposable disinfectant wipes on your desktop and everything you put your hands on every day during flu season. "This is one of the reasons it is so important to get vaccinated".

Gupta thinks that the anti-vaccine movement has created doubts about the safety of the flu vaccine during pregnancy.

But making the flu vaccine mandatory is complicated, Murti said. The answer is you can't.

Getting vaccinated is one more thing you can do - like taking vitamins, eating right, exercising, and not drinking or smoking - to ensure the health of your baby, he explained.

The Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has already advised people to take precautions to protect themselves from the flu.

For more on pregnancy and flu, visit the March of Dimes.

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