The Kane County Health Department and the Kane County coroner's office said this week that the child died December 21 at Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora.
But he can tell you it's not too late to get your flu shot.
Flu vaccine critics, including naturopathy practitioners, argue that mercury, detergents and other additives sometimes packed into the shots can do more harm than good. While the 2018-2019 flu season started back in fall, there are still a few more months before it ends.
Past year 200 children died from the flu in the US 80% of them had not been vaccinated! Use your TRICARE benefit to get the flu vaccine. These tests are rapid, like the name suggests but depending on the actual strain of the virus going around they can have varying success in properly identifying the flu.
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CAMDEN, NJ- To combat an already busy flu season, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services will continue to offer flu shots through February.
While the medical professionals are treating some influenza B, the strain of the virus physicians are seeing most is influenza A. The single best way to protect yourself against the flu is to get vaccinated.
Monto: Antiviral medications are generally underutilized but are very effective in treating flu symptoms. Because older people have a diminished immune response, the high dose trivalent vaccine is recommended for those 65 or older, and for those with chronic health conditions who may have less immunity.
Nationwide, a year ago about 49 million people in the US came down with influenza.
Arnold Monto, professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, has been studying the spread of the flu virus and the effectiveness of vaccines and antiviral medications for more than five decades. Amiran Gamkredlidze, the Head of the National Disease Control Center has stated that there is a ready supply of Tamiflu medication available free-of-charge for pregnant women, children, socially vulnerable persons, pensioners, and those suffering with certain diseases. "Get your flu shot and get protected". "It trains your body to be prepared for when it actually sees the real thing", he said, adding that it takes a couple of weeks for the vaccine to work properly.