The Center for Disease Control has declared a nationwide flu epidemic health crisis. It is suggested to obtain the flu vaccine as it may lessen severity. The flu vaccine does not contain live cultures.
The dominant strain this year is H3N2: it changes, and is very hard to make a vaccine against it. This is why this year the flu season is particularly terrible.
The virus can live up to 24 hours outside. Avoid touching doors and use your back or arms instead to open doors.
Schools close in North Carolina & Idaho due to flu outbreak:
The flu season does not end until May. There is still a long way to go. Stay informed to protect yourself and family. DailyFlash.TV wishes all nationwide viewers to proceed with caution during this year’s flu season.