The state department of health is tracking the flu this year.
On its website it says: "Seasonal influenza vaccine must be changed each year as the viruses naturally change over time".
Right now, flu activity in Nebraska is worse than all the surrounding states.
No new flu-related deaths were reported this week, keeping the season's total at three.
Two weeks ago, only 9 states reported high ILI activity. The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness was significantly higher, at 5 percent, and eventually peaked at 7.5 percent later in the season.
The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot; the shot is safe for children older than 6 months, and for pregnant women as well.
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Flu season is underway and health officials continue to stress the importance of getting the flu vaccine.
A number of young people have been admitted to intensive care units with flu this winter, according to the HSE, which warned that the peak of the virus was yet to come. Howard says it's too soon to say how effective this year's vaccine is in preventing the flu.
The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free seasonal flu vaccine at a special dispensing clinic from 8 a.m.to 1 p.m. January 12 at the Danville Community Farmers' Market, located at 629 Craghead St.in Danville. The flu vaccine can not give persons the flu, but may cause one to develop flu-like symptoms.
State health officials report widespread flu activity across Kentucky for the first time this influenza season.
The person who died was a male between 41 and 60 years of age.
The shot can have benefits for entire communities as well. This number only reflects the number of lab-confirmed cases; the actual number of cases circulating statewide is likely much higher.
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"We're getting about a half a percent each week, but we do expect that to increase", said Dr. Kentucky now is reporting 1,457 laboratory-confirmed cases of flu. "If you don't go into the doctor and get tested, we're not going to know about it". Most are elderly with weakened immune systems.
Flu is most commonly spread through close contact, coughing and sneezing.
"They visit us every time they're sick, and we get samples, and we find out when they're vaccinated. Be sure to frequently wash your hands with soap and water and stay home if you are sick with flu-like illness".
Individuals can protect themselves from the flu by washing hands often, using alcohol-based sanitizer, avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth and avoiding crowds.
Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with flu germs.
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