Join Blue and Prevent the Flu - National Influenza Vaccination Week

Dr. Thomas Frieden director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention receives a flu shot

AP Dr. Thomas Frieden director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention receives a flu shot

The CDC suggests everyone six month old or older get a flu shot each year.

Raney said the numbers are a gauge but don't always give an accurate prediction of how bad a flu season will be or when it will peak. Dr. William Schaffner, who is involved in the CDC's flu surveillance network in Tennessee, has noticed cases of influenza picking up "dramatically" in the last week.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention releases a weekly flu report where it tracks flu activity across the country.

Christine Keeler, showgirl scarred by Profumo scandal, dies aged 75
It almost toppled the Conservative government, resulting in the resignation of Profumo as well as a series of criminal trials. The mother-of-two had recently been living under the name Sloane.

Millions of Americans will get the flu vaccine this year.

While 10% seems low, "flu vaccines are usually only about 40% to 60% effective in the best of years", said Martin Hirsch, an infectious disease physician at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Infectious Diseases.

"Every year, there are deaths from influenza and pneumonia, and certainly, influenza is something to be concerned about", Sweeney said.

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) — Recommendation Trends for
United Parcel Service, Inc . has a beta of 2.28, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. United Parcel Service had a net margin of 5.63% and a return on equity of 193.90%. (NYSE:EL) rating on Friday, September 9.

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, and the county said in a news release Tuesday that it takes about two weeks for the flu shot to be fully effective.

The Journal noted that another factor in the vaccine's ineffectiveness this year is the way it's made, using eggs to grow the strains.

"I don't want to risk getting it myself because as far as what I've seen them go through it's a pretty bad deal and I don't want to feel like that, let alone bring it home to my kids or my family", Chamberlin said. Other regions are reporting regional or localized outbreaks. Experts worry because the H3N2 portion of the vaccine used here in the identical to the one used in Australia. These remedies can help you recover quicker, and can potentially prevent you from being hospitalized with flu complications.

Terry Crews Continues Case Against Adam Venit Amid Sexual Assault Allegations
He eventually identified Venit as his alleged abuser during an emotional interview on Good Morning America . Terry Crews has filed a lawsuit against the man he claims groped him at a Hollywood party a year ago .

Cover - Cover your cough or sneeze with your arm or a disposable tissue.

Latest News