Health News You Can Use: Influenza 2018: Not too late to protect yourself

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the 2018 flu season is upon us, most virulently in North America and Australiainfluenza where influenza A (H3N2) remains predominant and activity remains high. In the Caribbean and Central American countries respiratory illnesses and flu remain low. In tropical areas of South America the cases are reportedly low to none. However, in the temperate zone of the Southern Hemisphere, influenza remained “overall at inter-seasonal levels.” In the U.S., the 2018influenza virus has killed more children than would normally be expected at this time of year.  As reported by the Washington Post, this year’s…

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