Signs of a potentially serious case of the flu include high fever, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, significant tiredness or confusion, and feeling better then getting worse.
You can have your flu jab at your GP surgery or local pharmacy and for those who are most at risk of suffering serious consequences if they catch the flu, the vaccination is free - it‟s free because you need it.
In summary, my unsolicited advice is that you should go get your influenza vaccine and to also immunize your kids. Although people 65 and older make up only 15 percent of the USA population, on average they account for about 60 percent of the hospitalizations and 90 percent of the deaths attributed to seasonal flu. Adults with weakened immune systems or young kids can spread the infection to others for even longer times.
But exactly how strong the shot should be, and whether additional injections would boost immunity, requires more study.
We are rapidly approaching the holiday season, and carving pumpkins turns into carving turkeys and decking the halls, we all need to be reminded and aware of the uninvited guest: Influenza. Vaccines can and should continue to be given as requested throughout the influenza season, the CDC said.
While we call it "the flu" in general, influenza can actually be caused by various strains, which evolve.
And anyone who accuses the White House of lying about Acosta putting his hands on her is blind or lying himself. In the 1970s, President Richard Nixon tried to get Washington Post reporters banned from the White House.
Last March, Mellencamp said on Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show that it was unlikely he and Ryan would reconcile. "I'm moody. Mellencamp, a Seymour native, has had an on-again, off-again relationship with the " When Harry Met Sally ..." star.
This year's Samsung Developers Conference was more about the software that the company will be bringing in the coming years. Now, only a few months later, its quietly announced that device's follow-up: the Samsung Galaxy J4 Core .
Chandler finished with nine rebounds in 23 minutes in the Lakers' 114-110 win over the Timberwolves on Wednesday. They have struggled to contain teams, especially when they are outnumbered in terms of size on the court.
Booker's 17-footer with 0.5 seconds left gave the Suns a 32-13 edge in a stanza in which the Celtics went 4-of-22 from the field. Trailing by 12 points with approximately three minutes remaining, the Celtics began to heat up, led by Kyrie Irving .
For consumers who prefer in-store shopping, stores will be open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving until 1 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23. Children's toys are typically included in Black Friday deals, alongside laptops TVs and gaming goods.
Marcos, who is now a member of the House of Representatives, is running for a governor post in next year's general election . The court's decision is not final and both the prosecution and Marcos' camp can still file a motion for reconsideration.
There's also numerous PUBG images now hosted on the PlayStation servers, adding more fuel to the fire. So, XBOX having first rights to getting the console version would be an easier transition from PC.
A second round of Santa Ana winds is forecast to whip the area Sunday through Tuesday, though it may be weaker than Friday's. Tanah Clunies-Ross woke up in the dark to what sounded like lumps of coal raining down on her Northern California home.
Tuesday's election results bolster Moulton's reputation as a savvy recruiter and fund-raiser operating outside the party system. Democrat Stacey Abrams formed a litigation team for possible legal challenges that could send the contest to a runoff election.
New Orleans Saints negotiating with Dez Bryant
The Saints win over previously unbeaten LA has solidified them as a threat to make the Super Bowl. On Tuesday morning, the ex-Dallas Cowboys wide receiver worked out with the New Orleans Saints .
What Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Means For Investors
Under former Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the investigation was overseen by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . The groups were prepared to quickly organize a rally in the event that Mueller's investigation seemed at risk.
Shiva Singh bowls with 360-degree turn and hogs limelight
Seshan should also have awarded five penalty runs to the batting side, although it is not clear from the video if he did that. The bowler has been identified as Shiva Singh who was playing in the Uttar Pradesh vs Bengal Under-23 game at Kalyani.
Wildfire triggers evacuation order for Malibu
Rainn Wilson tweeted Thursday that he had also evacuated, and asked for prayers - and cash - for the people of Thousand Oaks. Evacuations have been ordered for the Camarillo Springs area, and Highway 101 is closed near Pleasant Valley Road.
Six hurt in Fly Jamaica's emergency crash-landing in Guyana
The Airline has since said it is providing local assistance and "will further release information as soon as it is available". The Public Infrastructure Minister said the United States' National Transportation Safety Board has been informed.
Star Wars: Diego Luna Will Star in a Rogue One Prequel Series
Why it matters: Disney is really leaning into its franchises when launching a new streaming service app, according to The Verge. The official Star Wars website has just announced that the Rebel Alliance spy will headline his own TV series for Disney +.
Cardinals Emerge as Candidate in Bryce Harper Sweepstakes
Even though Harper is still only 26, a 14-year deal with an average annual value of $30 million per season felt a bit excessive. Mike Rizzo says the Nationals are open to more negotiations with Harper in the future, and Scott Boras feels the same.