The OSDH reports that 1,664 people have been hospitalized during the flu season that began September 1, 2016, 116 of those in the last week. All 16 deaths were reported to be adults, the first time in three weeks that there was no pediatric death from the flu. It's not too late to get a flu vaccine. Randolph County's health director Susan Hayes confirmed one flu-related death occurred last week. The health district reported that young children have been hit particularly hard this year, with five pediatric deaths reported across the state. The rate for those ages 50 to 64 years is 32.8 per 100,000, while children under 5 years are now hospitalized for the flu at a rate of 20.8 per 100,000. They do not apply to anyone seeking treatment at the hospitals.
The department says the flu vaccine is very effective this season. Signs to watch for include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches, chills and fatigue. In these instances, parents and guardians should work with their nurse to make arrangements.
Samsung heir indicted on bribery and embezzlement charges
Shares of Samsung Electronics closed Tuesday at 1,922,000 won ($1,694.89), up 19,000 won or 1 percent from the previous session. State prosecutors did not press charges against Park because of her presidential immunity from criminal indictment.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in February that the flu vaccine protects about half the people who receive it - better than in some years but not as good as in others.
Zoo officials said the pregnancy itself was "unplanned" and that Dobby's mother, Kipele, was actually on birth control. Anyway, Dobby is the first giraffe born at the Denver Zoo since 2010, and they're happy with the surprise.
Brown joins Marvin Harrison as the only players in National Football League history with four straight 100-catch seasons. Under the rules of the exclusive rights franchise tender, Bell can not negotiate an offer sheet with another team.
Iran's official stock of enriched uranium has fallen by half after large amounts stuck in pipes have been recategorized as unrecoverable under a process agreed with major powers, the United Nations atomic watchdog said Friday.
It's not clear that the details in the two-week-old draft bill, such as the size of the tax credits, are still being considered. A leaked draft of House Republicans' plan to repeal Obamacare could have major repercussions for women's health.
KBR, Inc. (KBR) have shown a high EPS growth of -7.40% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of 116.30% yoy. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AMC Networks from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday.
Fourth seed Pouille advanced to the tournament decider by defeating another of the local contingent in Richard Gasquet, 7-5, 6-3. I will have to make choices', said Tsonga after the title won in Marseille . "I tried my best, but he was too good".
The total registered crimes against women went up from 12,385 to 14,061, which includes 4,035 cases of molestation besides rapes. The police said the priest had promised money to the girl's father for accepting the paternity of the child.
Supreme Court gutted the section of the Voting Rights Act that required federal government preclearance. The Texas law has been ruled to be illegal under the federal Voting Rights Act by the U.S.
ISM manufacturing tops estimates in February
The employment portion of the index fell to a reading of 54.2 in February from 56.1 in January, but it still indicated expansion. The energy sector may improve "as oil prices firm up", Menaker said.
Boy dies after being left in SUV outside Florida day care
The young woman arrived for work Tuesday morning at the BFF Kidz Child Care Center with her two-year-old half brother. The National Weather Service estimated that the outside temperature in the area was about 90 degrees around 2:30 p.m.
DWI suspected in crash that hurt 28 at New Orleans parade
Police Chief Michael Harrison says one person in custody and that he is being investigated for driving while intoxicated. It was just a few feet from where she stood when it struck a teen or man who looked "young, college-aged", she said.
'Priority Pathogens': WHO Sounds Alarm On These 12 Superbugs
Wealthier countries created this global crisis, excessively using antibiotics, which resulted in the nasties that we have today. Stopping the superbug onslaught also requires better efforts at communicating the role and use of antibiotics.
Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials
They rose about three per cent per year from 1974 to 2013 in adults aged 20 to 29 and from 1980 to 2013 in adults aged 30 to 39. Siegel said she hopes young adults and their doctors will be more vigilant in recognizing the signs of colorectal cancer.
BlackBerry KeyOne pairs physical keyboard with Android Nougat
It runs on the latest Android 7.1 Nougat along with Blackberry Hub that brings all the Blackberry features into a single app. The phone also features the security software found on the DTEK phones, and TCL claims that the battery will last all day.
Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus Review: Hands-on
Huawei also announced new Android Watches, the Huawei Watch 2 and Huawei Watch 2 Classic at its Mobile World Congress event . In comparison, the Huawei P10 Plus features a 5.5-inch 2K (1440x2560 pixels) display , and comes with a 3750mAh battery.