"The majority of our cases are Influenza A, the H3 type, which is the same as what we saw last flu season, " she said.
This year's flu shot is even less effective, the USA confirmed.
Since September, there have been 106 lab-confirmed flu cases in the province, two intensive care unit (ICU) admissions and two outbreaks in long-term care facilities (LTC).
Health officials like Maggie Hall, with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County, say that could be an early indication of a more severe influenza season early next year. During last years flu season, less than 50 percent of people in the US reported having been vaccinated by the end of November, according to the CDC.
It's recommended for most everyone six months and older.
The biggest drop in flu shot rates was seen among Hispanic adults (down 7.7 percent from last year). Since Oct. 1, Mountain States hospitals have recorded 80 positive flu cases.
In 2014, 147 children died of flu - a lot of them from a particular strain, H3N2. As part of a team that comes up with the vaccine for the season, I am the first to acknowledge that we don't always get the vaccine exactly right. Hospitalizations and deaths were more common and vaccine effectiveness was lower in recent past seasons in which A (H3N2) viruses predominated; it is unclear which influenza viruses will predominate in the 2017 to 2018 season. By the end of last week, seven states reported widespread flu activity: Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Virginia.
In Australia, the vaccine was only 10 percent effective. Instead, the flu vaccine acts by allowing your immune system to create the ability to fight the flu in case you are exposed. Vaccinations are also about protecting others. Yet, the problem is that the flu virus can mutate from one flu season to another which can render the vaccine ineffective.
The senior US Senator from Alabama said he wrote in another Republican, but refused to disclose the Republican's name. He reiterated on Sunday that he'd rather see a Republican win in Tuesday's race, but that he couldn't vote for Moore.
Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" where tectonic plates collide, causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity. Worldwide airlines including Jetstar and Qantas cancelled flights to and from Bali in the wake of the eruption.
India and the USA said there was sufficient evidence, though this was something prosecutors in Pakistan denied. Saeed has repeatedly denied involvement but had previously been detained twice briefly following the attacks.
This new product is seen as possibly appeasing "record-industry executives who have pushed for more revenue from YouTube ". A Play Music subscription already lets users enjoy ad-free YouTube content and Red originals as part of the package.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemned San Francisco's sanctuary city policy in the wake of a not-guilty verdict. But it's unlikely to have enough votes to pass the Senate, which struggled with Kate's Law previous year .
On Nov. 16, OCHA said the blocking of fuel imports would lead to the running out of petrol in local markets in 10 days. The coalition had said it would lift its blockade of the port from Thursday but it remains in place.
Nauert says Tillerson serves at the president's pleasure and remains in his role until told otherwise. Mr Tillerson would be replaced with Mike Pompeo , the director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Bayonetta 3 Announced as a Nintendo Switch Exclusive Game
Very little is known about Bayonetta 3 , with Nintendo only releasing a trailer at The Game Awards which revealed next to nothing. Bayonetta 2 for Nintendo Switch will support amiibo, including the Bayonetta amiibo from the Super Smash Bros . series.
Ukrainian president arrives in Lithuania
Mr Saakashvili said the recordings were fake. "I am prepared to meet an investigator of the prosecutor in the tent city", he said. Saakashvili was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship by Poroshenko in July while overseas and is now stateless.
Sensex slips a tad ahead of RBI policy move
Aurobindo Pharma, Bajaj Auto , Tata Steel , Infratel, Maruti Suzuki, Asian Paints, UPL and Tech Mahindra climbed 3-5 percent. The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 32,798.50 points touched a high of 32,804.75 and a low of 32,702.37 points.
Airlines Are Set to Make Even More Money Off Passengers in 2018
The organisation forecast profit would grow to $600m next year from $300m this year on the back of a minor increase in demand. De Juniac urged governments to "raise their game" and do more to ensure infrastructure can cope with higher aviation demand.
Get morning boost via new Google app
Second, Google Go comes in a small app size, it is light on data usage, and works great even on patchy connections. This special version of the Google Assistant in both English and Hindi will appear on the new Reliance JioPhones.
Is Facebook Messenger Kids Safe?
Facebook is launching an app for children - and not everyone is happy about it. "It allows kids to do what they like to do best". The app may be built for kids to use, but parents are the ones in the driver's seat.
Expert Views: India's economy grows 6.3 percent in July-Sept
He further said that the two structural reforms - GST and demonetisation - will benefit the economy in the medium and long-term. Government spending slowed in the quarter, growing 4.1 per cent, as against 17.1 per cent in the June quarter.
Kylie Jenner Reveals She Cut Her Hair Again
Kris continued to say that having and watching her grandkids is her " most wonderful journey" and the true meaning of her life. According to several reports that have surfaced online, Miss Jenner is about seven months pregnant with her first child.