The department's release says only the quadrivalent protects against the Type B/Yamagata flu strain that is in circulation around Alabama.
An increase in cases of influenza has led area hospitals to place restrictions on visitors. In the past, A virus-predominant influenza seasons have been associated with more hospitalizations and deaths in persons aged 65 years and older and young children compared to other age groups.
A new report released by the CDC is showing that flu season is getting worse and fast.
Signs and symptoms of the flu include fever or feeling feverish, chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, fatigue and possibly vomiting and diarrhea.
The ADPH will be conducting a statewide flu vaccine awareness campaign "Start 2018 Off on the Right Foot" beginning in January to educate the public and remind everyone it is not too late to get the flu vaccine.
Vernon said the best defenses for fighting the flu are washing hands and receiving a flu shot.
Crystal Palace 2-3 Arsenal
The Gunners visit Crystal Palace in a game vital to their hopes of keeping touch with the top four. The star playmaker has been in impressive form of late and has scored in back-to-back games.
Moreno recommends that all individuals six months of age and older be vaccinated against influenza. "When you can recognize the flu in yourself, you can recognize it in coworkers and family and help prevent the spread".
-It's easier than ever to get vaccinated.
Locations offering influenza vaccinations can be found here.
Longtime Atlanta news anchor dies after suffering massive stroke
Davis passed away in hospital at 9.30pm local time, surrounded by family. " Stay strong, keep praising the Lord ", Davis wrote. A statement on the station's website earlier in the evening stated "family is asking for privacy at this hard time".
St. Anthony's is providing respiratory etiquette stations at hospital entrances, which have tissues, masks, and sanitizing hand gel for visitors.
¯ Try to avoid close contact with sick people. Stay at least 6 feet away from individuals who are visibly ill.
Antiviral drugs (which require a doctor's orders) won't totally cure the flu, but they can make symptoms milder and shorter, and they are especially effective if taken in the first 48 hours of illness onset.
FCC certifies 'power-at-a-distance' wireless charger for the first time
Energous is a company that has been working on what many people have lusted after for years: true wireless charging of devices. The tech is the only product out there that can do both contact-based and non-contact based wireless charging.