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Coronavirus? Health officials see far bigger risk in flu

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"Based on the trend, it seems like there has been a higher level of activity this year from last year", said Gerrard. The individual, who was tested voluntarily, agreed to remain home in accordance with U.S. CDC guidelines, and has fully cooperated with state health officials, Long said in a statement. The Maine CDC says that if someone displays symptoms similar to coronavirus and did not recently travel to China or have contact with someone diagnosed with the virus, they likely have a cold or the flu. It can lessen symptoms even if you get the flu.

Contagion® will continue to monitor influenza cases and the 2019-nCoV outbreak. I feel better-I'm not sick without it. The post says the school's maintenance department "continues to do daily cleaning and disinfecting of the school, however, the number of students with influenza continues to rise".

According to the CDC's statement, the experts who developed the tool estimate that in the event of a flu pandemic, through proactive surveillance and using Mia, there would be an 8-week advantage for flu vaccine manufacturing.

"One of our best weapons against flu or any other respiratory illness in the winter time is good hand hygiene, it is critical that all of us wash our hands frequently".

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According to a report from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), hospitals across the state reported more than 1,300 positive influenza tests last week.

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More than 1,900 people have been hospitalized because of the flu since the season began on September 29, DHEC said.

With flu season in full effect, students across campus are trying to stay healthy.

The kit, which is called Mia (Mobile Influenza Analysis), brings influenza sequencing into the field, which will cut the time needed to genetically analyze flu viruses in half and produce real-time actionable data that can be used in a public health response.

"It is not too late to get the vaccine".

She added her daughter was born prematurely and was unable to receive vaccinations until her immune system became stronger.