In 2017, Australia experienced its most severe flu season, and six months later, when winter rolled around in North America, so did the US, with approximately 79,000 dead.
To prevent the flu, Little advises against close contact with sick people, staying home if sick (particularly if you catch a fever), frequently washing your hands with soap and water and covering your hands and mouth when sneezing or coughing. "It is especially important for people who are at higher risk from the complications of influenza", said Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, the province's medical officer of health. And doctors are urging people to get their flu shots to protect themselves from the virus.
Bhowmick: Besides protecting you from common strains of the flu, the vaccine will lessen the severity of symptoms if you contract a strain that was not included.
The flu vaccine shots are available free of cost for Emiratis and high risk individuals such as children under five, the elderly, healthcare workers and pregnant women and those with chronic diseases. The virus typically travels from south to north, and how the flu circulated in Australia is one factor scientists use to make flu forecasts.
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"Although there have been delays in the delivery of this year's influenza vaccine, the Ministry of Health has confirmed with Health Canada that Saskatchewan will receive vaccine to support the provincial program start date the week of October 21", said Dr. Saqib Shahab, Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer.
Infants under 6 months are not able to receive this vaccine.
In the case of flu vaccines and complications, there were zero reports regarding complications arising from the potency or efficacy of the vaccines "which means that all our flu vaccines are effective and safe". We had two kids die in Washington from the flu a year ago. Vaccine efficacy is approximately six months. "But the best move is to get the vaccine right now". The vaccine exposes your body to a weakened form of the virus, which allows you to mount an immune response.
"It's a great way to help try to protect yourself, but also to help protect vulnerable people who may be around you", Shandro said.