Tuesday, January 14, 2014

0 Flu symptoms 2014: Flu epidemic 2014. Deaths from H1N1 flu virus increasing.

USA H1N1 epidemic

Health authorities reported that the incidence of flu in Texas are widespread and increasing.

With five percent is increased incidence of flu, according to the Center for Disease Control. Denton health department workers said they're treating hundreds of new flu cases, with most being the H1N1 strain of the virus. Increase in the number of patients with flu, monitor and The Dallas County Health and Human Services Department.

Health workers say they do not know when the flu season will reach its peak, but it certainly is now on the rise.
On this occasion of DCHHS I warn that now is the time to get your flu vaccine if you have not already done so. Reported as having less than 2000 shots and flu season has not yet reached its peak . So in late January and early February, it will be very difficult to find a flu shot.

"With the cold snap we've been experiencing most people returning sick and go to jobs and schools, and to pass it ," said Jose Aguillar department Tarrant County Public Health.

Four states have the highest activity of influenza viruses as The CDC's FluView tool, which tracks Influenza and influenza-like illnesses. These are Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Iowa.

The Associated Press reported that the H1N1 flu strain known as swine flu is linked to several deaths in Texas. Including the death by the end of December last year, 30 year-old from Euless.

For seven deaths from H1N1 flu virus better known as swine flu, reported by California State Department of Public Health . All deaths under the age of 65.

Still continued investigation of 28 deaths in California , in order to determine whether they are caused by the swine flu. The number of children who died from H1N1 swine flu to 01/10/2014 in Texas was 5. And there continue to monitor the increase of people infected with this flu strain .

In 2009, H1N1 caused a worldwide pandemic. The main risk groups for this flu are children, pregnant women, people with chronic diseases and the elderly over 65 years of age. This year, however, infected with swine flu are mainly young people and adults under the age of 65.

In 4 of 5 deaths in Canada's Thunder Bay also confirmed that the H1N1 virus is the cause. And , as we know in Canada was recorded and the first case of H5N1 bird flu in North America, in which a young woman died after returned from a trip to China.

Experts expect a dramatic rise in cases of flu in February and March when the normal flu season is at its peak.

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that now is the time to get your flu vaccine if you have not done so. For some risk groups , even recommended to get vaccinated every 6 months.

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