30 percent of the respondents thought flu shot is a conspiracy. Despite pleas from health officials to get the shot, about 58 percent of children ages 6 months to 17 got it last season, down two percentage points from 2015-16, the federal government said.
The Department of Health wants to make sure your children are healthy this year, by kicking off their annual, Stop Flu at School program.
"Any death, especially one in an unvaccinated child, is a somber reminder of the importance of flu vaccination and the potential seriousness of flu", CDC spokesperson Kristen Nordlund told weather.com.
After the worst flu season in decades previous year, Dr. John Cunningham of Comer Children's Hospital went so far to call it a "significant and national emergency". The vaccine is widely available at doctor's offices and pharmacies and it take a couple of weeks to build immunity to the flu and the flu season has started. "If you're pregnant get vaccinated, because it will protect you and it will help protect your baby when the baby's born".
The first Florida flu death of the season has been reported. Luckily, the CDC is predicting that this year's flu strain will be milder than last year's. This is especially crucial because babies under the age of six months can not get flu shots.
"The influenza vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family from becoming ill with influenza", said Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services Fran Phillips, RN, MHA. It is the most effective tool we have.
Signs of the flu include fever that lasts 3-4 days, body aches, chills, tiredness, cough, and headache.
Middleweight boxer Canelo Alvarez of Mexico attends a news conference at MGM Grand hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Alvarez's first bout of the deal sees him step up to super-middleweight to face Rocky Fielding on 15 December.
But data on the efficacy of treatments is so thin that he says he is not sure whether the therapy is helping the boy or not. Children can also have trouble swallowing, trouble with their speech, facial droop and trouble with their eye muscles".
The government ran a $ 779 billion deficit in the fiscal year that ended September 30, the Treasury Department said Monday. The Federal budget deficit is now $779 billion, the highest its been since 2012, when the deficit topped $1 trillion.
Fitzgerald told reporters Tuesday that Jayme is "missing and endangered", noting that there is an active Amber Alert for the teen. Authorities have not released details about the deaths - including how the parents were killed or how long they had been dead.
However, the exact details of the spacecraft, the launch date and how the artificial moon would be maintained were not revealed. Another Russian attempt to launch a space mirror in 1999 fizzled before it got off the ground, according to The Guardian .
It didn't look like the Astros fans reached over the wall or intentionally interfered with Betts' catch attempt. I'm not sure if Mookie makes that catch, a great athlete, but how it's an assumed out is unbelievable".
She told reporters: "I have expressed my very deep concerns over what appears to have occurred in Turkey". A Turkish diplomatic source had earlier said that a joint Turkish-Saudi team would search the consulate.
The already record-high Mega Millions jackpot ballooned to a whopping $970 million on Thursday, according to lottery officials. The odds of winning a jackpot remain abysmal at 1 in 302 million for Mega Millions and 1 in 292.2 million for Powerball .
He cited the fact that users could find information related to cancer treatments as an example of how Google could serve China. The search engine is built to blacklist websites and censor search terms that are banned in the country.
The Kremlin Cup runs this week and the WTA Finals , featuring the top eight players in the world, begin on October 21 in Singapore.
How Luke Vincent, 5, stole the show from Prince Harry
Come on, the world was sent into a frenzy with Meghan Markle tying the knots with Prince Harry in a royally-studded affair. The duchess also took along the flawless accompaniment - a tin of Fortnum and Mason Royal Blend tea.
Not enough progress has been made on Brexit, EU leaders say
The prime minister tells the BBC the extension would only be a "matter of months" and insists she hopes it won't be needed . But Mr Coveney made it clear that summit would not go ahead unless significant progress is made on the border issue.
Trump pulling USA out of global pact on postal rates
"That's costing us about $300 million per year in - in the United States and that's what we're trying to fix", the official said. A 1-pound package that costs the USPS about $10 to deliver can be mailed from China for just $2.50, per White House numbers.
Kawhi Leonard helps Raptors take season opener over Cavs
Monday to reach the deal with Nance, who will earn $2.27 million this season in the final year of his rookie contract. This story was first published on CNN .com, " NBA: There is life after LeBron James, says Cleveland's Kevin Love ".
Dodgers on cusp of World Series after beating Brewers
So if they continue to take that approach then they have a good chance of closing out the Brewers in Game 6 back at Miller Park. And I'm a different hitter than I was previous year . "Maybe I threw some more curveballs today than I did in Game 1".
Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media
Trump initially promised "severe punishment" for Saudi Arabia if the United States determined that Saudi agents killed Khashoggi. According to a Tuesday New York Times report , an unnamed official told the outlet that "the timing of this was no coincidence".
Top Afghan official killed in shooting, USA general unhurt
Two Americans were wounded in a shooting outside the governor's mansion in the southern Afghanistan province of Kandahar. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the October 18 assault that came just two days before parliamentary elections.