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"It's available, it's out there and there's really no reason why anyone doesn't get the flu shot".
However, Dr. Izaddoost said this is "fake news".
"The concern with the H3N2 strain is it leads to serious complications and this is especially for seniors and individuals with chronic illness such as diabetes, lung disease, heart disease and so on", Kapaj added.
What makes the flu more prevalent in the winter, Patel reminds us, is that because the weather is cold "people are keeping indoors more and shut inside without the ventilation of screen doors and open windows". In each case, distribution of the flu vaccine begins about 7 months later. Researchers explained that the strain of the flu virus that manufacturers used to produce the shots has just mutated rendering the drugs almost useless.
Data from the CDC's interactive flu-tracking site show cases of people falling ill with "influenza-like illnesses" (ILI) are more widespread than in previous years.
"Which is 11 per cent higher than the similar period last year or the year before that when 225,000 had been given", Shahab said.
"This is more typical of what we see most years", Shahab said.
"We're expecting a fairly severe flu season", said Swift. Although it is hard to predict an influenza season, the authors noted that when A (H3N2) viruses was the dominant influenza strain in past seasons, hospitalizations and deaths were more common and the effectiveness of the vaccine was lower.
Richard Webby, PhD, is a member of the infectious disease department at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and one of a select group of scientists responsible for determining which flu vaccines will be put into circulation each year.
The 10 percent figure is mainly due to the fact that the flu virus that hit Australia this year, whose flu season coincides with the USA summertime, was the H3N2 strain. "That is absolutely false".
Today, H1N1 simply is one of many flu strains that are tracked, and like the others, causes the usual flu symptoms and reappears every so often. Instead, the flu vaccine acts by allowing your immune system to create the ability to fight the flu in case you are exposed.
According to the CDC, it takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies that protect against influenza virus infection to fully develop in the body, so its best to get vaccinated early, said PHD spokeswoman Melanie Collett. This will also prevent you from infecting other people.
Ford denied the accusation and said that he would "be bringing legal action" against the accuser as well as Morgan Stanley. Ford Jr. spent 10 years in Congress from 1997 to 2007, taking over the Tennessee district formerly held by his father.
Copson did not respond to phone and email messages from ABC News left at his home and with his attorney. Flynn pleaded guilty to a charge in the criminal investigation into Russian collusion last week.
Trump has given final approval to the plan", but that Chief of Staff John Kelly has drawn it up and widely circulated it. Tensions have also run high between Tillerson and veteran diplomats who oppose his proposed staff and budget cuts.
Swann, a rising star in WWE , has been suspended following the incident as per a zero tolerance domestic violence policy. Rich Swann has been suspended indefinitely by the WWE following an arrest Saturday night in Gainesville, Florida .
Out of the 23,117 persons who were rescued during the year, children made 61.3% of the victims (including victims of 2015). Maharashtra accounted for 19.3 per cent of all cyber crime cases registered in the country a year ago , with 2,380 cases.
The Datally app is now available on the Google Play Store free of charge for all devices which are running Android 5.0 and higher. Datally's Data Saverfeature lets users control data on an app-by-app basis, so that data only goes to apps they care about.
Of course, there are other local music streaming services as well, but they are not as big or better than Apple Music and Spotify. Also, YouTube launched the ad-free, subscription-based YouTube Red in 2016 with exclusive video content from popular creators.
There could be horrendous conditions for western Scotland on Thursday night with blowing snow and potentially blizzard conditions. However, there are two big caveats to keep in mind about the cold air about to invade the East Coast, so don't panic quite yet.
Eyewitnesses and paramedics said an Israeli missile hit a motorbike, killing two riders, which Israeli army spokesman has denied. On Sunday, Israel said it had destroyed a tunnel dug by Hamas into Israeli territory, apparently for use in an attack.
Kosachev added that there is no alternative to the Russian-Chinese settlement plan for the North Korean situation. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has said Feltman is not visiting Pyongyang on behalf of Washington.
Forecasting snow showers in the United Kingdom can be quite challenging as conditions are often borderline between rain and snow. While the worst of the storm is hitting Scotland, strong winds and torrential rain were reported in Cumbria overnight.
Israeli gunfire wounds 6 Palestinians in southeast Gaza
Dozens of protestors in Gaza set fire to USA flags and pictures of Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The discovery was made several weeks ago with the help of advanced technology, the IDF statement said.
Soul Calibur VI launches on PC, PS4, and Xbox One in 2018
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Google Launches New App to Save Mobile Data
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Top Democrats pull out of White House meeting after Trump tweet
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Barnes & Noble declines as its pivot beyond books sputters
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4.1 magnitude natural disaster strikes DE and parts of Maryland
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Android 8.0 Oreo now available for unlocked HTC U11 users
If you've already been able to dip into Android's Oreo, there's a good chance you're using one of Google's flagship Pixel phones. HTC had confirmed back in August that it will soon be rolling out the Android Oreo update for the HTC U11 , U Ultra and the U10.
How Prince Harry proposed to Meghan Markle
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