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In 2016-2017, more than 70,000 flu cases were confirmed in Missouri, and the DHSS said, if the trend continues, the state could see more than that this season.
A total of 5,715 flu cases for the season have been reported, up from 3,558 the previous week and up from 886 at this time a year ago.
Officials with the South Dakota Department of Health say a Day County resident in their 70s has died from the flu.
Landers said it's not too late to get a flu shot to protect against this illness, adding that it takes a couple of weeks to become protected after receiving the vaccine.
∫ Children 12 and under will be prohibited from visiting patients' rooms, as they are more likely to have and transmit respiratory infections.
Meantime, OSF St. Joseph and Advocate BroMenn Medical Centers released statements Wednesday saying people younger than 18 are not allowed to visit patients because of the flu and other upper respiratory illnesses. The week ending December 8 saw 338 cases reported, and last week saw 1,041 cases, more than triple the previous week, according to a city press release. That's compared to just 347 at this time past year.
"Thinking about folks that are traveling right now, it would be fruitful for them to know that flu could be traveling with them", Jernigan said.
Doctors are urging those who have not gotten a flu vaccine to get one.
The holiday season brings people together.
Symptoms of flu include cough, congestion, fever, aches, chills and fatigue, and usually can be managed at home with rest and fluids, she said.
She said tests results from doctors' offices and through their ER show more Flu A, or a mixture of A and B.
Last flu season, the virus caused 829 hospitalizations and 56 deaths. Finally, health care providers also can report on how much flu they see through yet another surveillance network, which also began in 1997.
Glenn said he encourages people to check with other health departments for availability, or go to a pharmacy or their primary care physician. People with preexisting conditions such as asthma and heart disease are also at greater risk as are individuals with weakened immune systems due to disease or medications such as chemotherapy or chronic steroid use.
But, just as Bournemouth began mentally preparing for extra time, Alvaro Morata scored an injury time victor for the Blues. Chelsea will play Arsenal in the semi-finals, hosting the first leg in the week commencing 8 January.
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Residents living west of the 405 should brace for evacuations as well in the event the flames cross the freeway. Rupert Murdoch's home and winery in the Bel Air enclave of Los Angeles are under threat from nearby wildfires .
Sheriff's officers spotted the couple's truck crossing the center line and failing to signal, so they pulled it over. The York News-Times , a local newspaper, said they were arrested on Interstate 80, near the town of Bradshaw.
This year, Royal Observatory Greenwich is expecting up to 75 meteors an hour during the peak of the Geminids shower. The asteroid, a three-mile-wide rock called 3200 Phaethon , will remain a comfortable 6.4 million miles away.
Those two premium talents alone could bring in packages that give Baltimore a massive head start towards rebuilding the franchise. The left-handed reliever finished 2017 with a 2.89 ERA after a MVP-caliber 2016 season that featured a 0.54 ERA and 47 saves.
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Georgia had earlier stripped his citizenship and sought his extradition on charges of abuse of power while president. But supporters blocked the streets and pulled him from the vehicle, and he led a march to parliament.
Payroll Survey Estimates - The preliminary nonfarm payroll jobs estimate was up 2,100 from one year ago to 619,200 for November. In November of 2016 there were approximately 542 people unemployed in the county, for this year the number was 448.
Francois Delattre, France's ambassador to the United Nations , said his country regretted the USA decision over Jerusalem. Even the US' closest geopolitical allies - Japan, Britain, and France - voted in support of the draft.
Liverpool fans rip into defender after Arsenal draw
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Israel says demolishes tunnel from Gaza into its territory
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Israel says it has destroyed Hamas assault tunnel from Gaza
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Theresa May assassination plot suspect in court
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