The Iowa Department of Public Health says a man from eastern Iowa is the first person to die from the flu in the 2018-19 season.
Those numbers are a jump from the fewer than 90 cases confirmed the week of December 8.
Despite the spike in cases, this is the typical pattern seen, and is on par with what was seen previous year as well, said Khan.
Martin says though cases in Minnesota are ramping up, it's still too early to tell if the strain is indeed H1N1.
Four adult deaths and one child death have been linked to the flu this season. One of the hardest hit areas now is Louisville Metro, which has confirmed more than 550 cases recently. The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness rose to 3.3 percent - 50 percent higher than the national baseline of 2.2 percent.
No new flu-related deaths were reported this week, keeping the season's total at three.
Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed Advance He was among the 15 finalists eligible for last year's Hall of Fame class but did not make the cut to the final eight inductees. Lynch, a standout safety for Tampa Bay and Denver, becomes a finalist for the sixth straight year.
Govt stops printing new Rs 2,000 notes The government suspected that the cash may have been hoarded ahead of state elections and in the aftermath of the Nirav Modi scam. Quoting RBI data, it's held that 3,285 million Rs 2000 notes were in circulation as of the end of March 2017.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, from the beginning of the flu season in September to now, they've seen 32 people hospitalized with the flu in northeast Wisconsin. Overall, influenza is considered more intense than the common cold.
But people are taking no chances with this year's flu strain.
This expected rise would follow the pattern that is typical for most flu seasons, says Clare Rock, MBBCh, an assistant professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
"Many flu seasons have a biphasic appearance". But the good news is that H1N1 has been included in this year's annual flu vaccine. While you may feel that you are healthy and immune to the flu, vaccinating yourself helps protect others around you as well and prevents transmission of the virus.
"Those people, if they go out and get the vaccine now, in 10 days to two weeks they're going to have some protection and that may protect them against a substantial part of the season."
The dominant strain now circulating, called H1N1, is less likely to affect the elderly-a particularly vulnerable group-and it tends to be more sensitive to vaccination.
Overnight, reports have confirmed this to be the case, with a new change found in the Android Open Source Project . It rarely happens that there's a new operating system kernel is being developed as it requires tons of work.
Instead, it seems meant to embarrass officials - and inflict personal damage by exposing private chats and financial details. According to Reuters, the BSI was only informed about the hacking shortly before the story was reported by German media .
The White Sox reportedly are one of two teams, along with the Philadelphia Phillies , to be interested in both Harper and Machado. The Phillies remain focused on signing prized free agent Manny Machado , but they're apparently stepping up their Plan B.
He also said sorry on Twitter , writing: "I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ community for my insensitive words from my past". An appreciative Hart said he would reconsider his decision to step down as host of the Academy Awards .
Well, you shouldn't, but in case you do, the Ohio State Buckeyes are here to help with their final video trailer of the season. Offensive coordinator Ryan Day will take over as the Buckeyes' head coach next season.
The Japanese kickboxing sensation was knocked down three times in the first round before his corner threw in the towel. Nasukawa said after the bout that he was grateful for the experience and that he had learned a lot.
The announcement was made by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organiser of the award ceremony, on Twitter. A Star Is Born is nominated for five Golden Globes, including an acting nod for Lady Gaga .
Holiday's exit was expected, as he's in the final season of his contract and didn't fit the team's timeline for contention. However, by giving up the two second-round picks, it would seem Memphis' intent is to re-sign Holiday this summer.
Or some possible fun Super Bowl Nicknames? All four higher-seeded teams are favored in this weekend's slate of wild-card games. The total has gone OVER in five of the Cowboys' last seven games at home, with an average combined score of 45.0 points.
Kelly , claims that Kelly had sexual encounters with a number of underage girls in his '90s heyday, including Aaliyah . We can't let "LIEtime" get away with this defamation of character on Aaliyah , her family, her estate, her foundation.
Nikki's new relationship is expected to be featured as part of the new season of Total Bellas when it premieres. There had been speculation about the two of them dating since they have been spotted together in recent months.
Bisping Details Off-Air Fight With Jon Jones
It was a huge night for both Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes, who captured world titles in the main and co-main events respectively. I will fight Jon Jones any time, anywhere, any place, it doesn't matter.
Injured Nadal withdraws from Brisbane International
And then I will have plenty of time to prepare for Melbourne. "But I really believe that I will be 100% ready for Melbourne". He said injuries, "just sometimes happen". "So I will not (chase) the number one because it's not my main goal".
Chelsea rocked as Juventus insists Higuain future at AC Milan
Olivier Giroud is now sidelined with an ankle injury and Sarri admits Chelsea's lack of options up top are costing his side. Chelsea will be gunning for victory against the Saints who have enjoyed an improvement under new boss Ralph Hasenhuttl.