"Influenza is a very serious illness, so if you're at high risk or have symptoms such as difficulty breathing, chest pain, dizziness, confusion, persistent vomiting, can not drink fluids, or have flu-like symptoms that improve but then return with fever or worse cough, seek emergency medical care immediately", said state Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ in a news release.
Dr. Neelakanta also cleared up a common myth about the influenza virus and the vaccine.
Wright says it's normal to see a rise in reported flu cases in February, and she offers a resounding yes that it is not too late to get the flu vaccine.
A total of 218 N.C. residents died from the flu in the last season.
Why is this important, besides dealing with the obvious unpleasantness of fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue?
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Annualinfluenza vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months of age or older.
If you are sick, stay home and avoid contact with others.
The CDC recommends a child with the flu stay at home until they are free of a fever for at least 24 hours.
Patients can also take advantage of virtual visits if they are experiencing some flu symptoms so they don't expose themselves to germs in the waiting room or expose other people to what they have, Passaretti. Commonly-prescribed drugs like oseltamivir, with the brand name Tamiflu, has become hard to find because of the insistent demand.
Speaking to the Evening Standard he said: "There's no need to panic and for the most of us - symptoms of flu should clear up in about a week".
Flu can be especially risky for pregnant women, young children, people age 65 and older, and those who have underlying health conditions such as asthma and other chronic diseases.
Schaffner advised those with the flu to avoid contact with others.
A toddler receiving the 2015/2016 seasonal influenza (flu) vaccine.
But Dr. Skelton says there are a few simple tips you can follow so you don't end up here, too.
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