That said, he anticipates that the number of flu cases will increase some more, as we are now "at the heart of flu season".
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher issued a warning to Minister Simon Harris on the Fianna Fáil website, asking that the resources are in place to deal with a possible surge in the number of people being admitted to hospital following a spike in the number of "Aussie flu" cases.
Widespread reports that this season's flu shot is less effective than those of previous years can be misleading since the process of evaluation is ongoing and the height of the flu season is only now arriving, according to the Trinity release.
Lisa Berger, Toronto Public Health's associate medical officer of health, says it's still too early to predict how the rest of the season will go.
Symptoms of the flu include fever, body ache, cough and fatigue. He told HuffPost UK: "The virus is most likely here already and the flu figures are going up, but are still below that of an epidemic".
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And now Conor McGregor has revealed that he is suffering from the potentially deadly 'Aussie flu' that is currently sweeping across Britain. Influenza A is the most common subtype in the region this season.
The people most at risk for serious complications of the flu - infants and the elderly - need other people to get their flu shots. Britain's flu season tends to mirror what has happened there.
"We see this subtype in many flu seasons and the circulating flu strains match those in the current flu vaccines meaning they are still the best defence we have against the virus".
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As a result the health board are asking patients to help prevent the spread of flu and only essential visits will be allowed at the Maelor at this time. While normally it takes at least six months to produce a flu vaccine, the World Health Organization (WTO) convenes a meeting every February, at which it announces the vaccine viruses in the Northern Hemisphere that year. The Health Department offers the vaccine at their offices at 2300 East Grand River in Howell during Wednesday clinics. Even though the vaccine is not flawless, and is not a guarantee against all flu-like illnesses, what is true is that it will offer protection and it will lessen the course of the disease, even if you or your child contract influenza.
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Generally, the flu season starts in January.
PHE advises to avoid having unnecessary contact with other people if you or they have symptoms of flu.
Scotland Health Care System is instituting visitor restrictions beginning on Wednesday.
You can also get the flu shot at Rite-Aid or Kinney Drugs for about $38 if you have to pay out of pocket, but most insurances cover it.
Symptoms can last for up to one week.
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