The latest death was reported in Tulsa County, of a person was age 65 or older. After the vaccine is administered, it can take two to three weeks for antibodies to develop.
"Influenza vaccination is the safest and most effective way to prevent the flu, except for infants younger than 6 months old who aren't eligible to receive it", said Sietske de Fijter, chief of the Bureau of Infectious Diseases and state epidemiologist for the ODH. A fourth death occurred earlier in Rogers County.
One more flu-related death was reported on Thursday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. "I'm expecting now to see some severe cases", he said. "In the last two weeks or so, it's been about eight or nine cases reported, which means we've gotten majority within that time".
Jennifer King, public information officer and risk communicator with the North Georgia Health District, encourages everyone to get a flu shot.
Officials say a total of 311 people have been hospitalized or died from the flu since September 1st, 2016.
Dr. Frank also reiterated some of the common methods for combating spreading or catching the flu virus.
Flu vaccines are available at doctors' offices and pharmacies.
"We anticipate there will be good efficacy this year", he said.
Syringes filled with flu vaccine sit on a table during a drive-thru flu shot clinic at Doctors Medical Center on November 6, 2014 in San Pablo, California.
"We're really encouraging everyone who can to get a flu shot, especially if you're around children, to help protect them", she said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people get injectable flu shots. "More than 200,000 people will be hospitalized, and in an average year, more than 10,000 to 20,0000 people will die".
The ministry says the addition of Arrow-3 will "significantly reduce" the possibility of ballistic missiles hitting Israel. The new interceptor offers longer-range, higher-altitude (exo-atmospheric) and more precise ballistic missile engagements.
We've got a situation where billionaires are paying (proportionally) less tax often than their cleaner or their secretary. Obscenely rich, if a new report by Oxfam, an worldwide confederation of charitable organisations, is to be believed.
Imports were expected to have grown for a second month but at a slower pace of 2.7 percent, after soaring 6.7 percent in November. Moreover, this year offers more downside risks as Trump has appointed hard-liners to handle trade policy, he said.
But in December Islamic militants regained control of the world heritage site and they are now exacting revenge by destroying it. Daesh controlled the Palmyra site after capturing it in December for a second time from the Syrian government forces.
As of Tuesday, she was en route to Rhode Island, after waiving extradition and being arraigned in Houston, police said. Two children reported missing in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, according to Rhode Island State Police.
The court noted that any flouting of the ban will result in penalties under The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. On January 12, 2017 , the apex court secured its verdict on the bull taming sport by January 14, 2017.
In other findings, App Annie said that Black Friday was the first day to ever generate over $1 billion in US online mobile sales. Apple's App Store serves users of the iPhone and iPad and in 2016 its sales rose to more than £23 billion ($28 billion).
Police say the boy asked a 13-year-old girl for a McNugget at a McDonald's near East 103rd Street and Third Avenue on Tuesday. Cops have not found the gun, which law-enforcement sources said the boy would often show off to other kids.
Giving Back: Girl Scouts of America
Locally, the Girl Scouts of the Black Diamond Council serve the Huntington and Charleston communities. Local troops have used their proceeds for community service projects and educational trips.
Ryan Zinke Confirmation Hearing For Interior Secretary
In his opening remarks, Zinke struck a moderate tone, saying that he recognizes that some federal lands require strong protection. Zinke said he believed Trump could "amend" Obama's moves to declare millions of acres of federal property as national monuments.