Weaver, who is now testing his universal flu vaccine in mice, hopes that his research will one day provide lifetime protection in children who get the shot.
The numbers are a snapshot taken in the middle of a frantic flu season. The previous record of 130 deaths was set during last year's flu season.
This year the flu vaccine is protecting only one-third of people who got the shot.
She said the health district's immunization clinic at 1700 Third St. offers flu shots free to the public.
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Young children, the elderly and people with certain medical conditions are more at risk of developing serious complications from the flu and are encouraged to get a vaccine.
Since the season started on September 1 through this past week 100 Muskogee County residents have been hospitalized with the flu, the state reported.
"Go get a flu shot!"
While vaccines for the flu are not 100 percent effective, the vaccine will still likely help prevent you from getting the flu, and if you do get it, your sickness should be shorter and less severe.
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This week, 372 lab-confirmed cases and 18,000 positive rapid flu detection tests were reported by public health and clinical labs bringing the season totals to 2,384 and 97,407 respectively.
Officials reported three more flu-related deaths Wednesday.
The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses. "Please stay at home if you are sick".
"Flu is on the rise, and we're in the middle of it right now", said Kim Austin, clinical services coordinator at the Sullivan County Health Department. If the preliminary numbers hold, it will mean that in five of the last eight flu seasons, vaccine was essentially ineffective in seniors. Welch says despite some claims to the contrary, getting the flu shot is still a great idea.
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