Blair, Huntingdon flu cases drop

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It's important to note that the state health department only tracks flu deaths in pregnant women and children.

Twenty-eight flu-associated deaths were reported last week, bringing the total to 135 this season, including two pediatric cases.

The CDC reported that the influenza A (H3N2) viruses have been predominate this season, which is problematic for health officials, because it is a strain that has in the past been responsible for more hospitalizations and deaths in people 65 years and older and younger children, according to the CDC.

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Meanwhile, officials say another 1,268 lab-confirmed flu cases were recorded between February 4 and February 10, bringing this flu season's total to 4,235.

Flu activity is now widespread in most of the U.S.

Free flu vaccinations are available at all Tennessee Department of Health public health clinics. Last week saw the fewest number of new cases in Blair since the week ending January 20. Interim findings show effectiveness for this year's flu vaccine was 36%, which was on the lower end of the typical range of flu vaccine effectiveness of 40-60%.

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The viability of the flu vaccine changes each year, as per the CDC.

Doctors don't fully understand what about the flu might lead to heart attacks in some people.

Flu activity is monitored with a variety of surveillance systems in New Mexico, including a network of 45 outpatient providers throughout the state that report influenza-like illnesses (fever with cough or sore throat) from October through May.

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