Flu outbreak sweeps US weeks before peak of season
Prevention tips from Dr. Garner
- Duration 2:36
- Date Jan 7, 2013
Prevention tips from Dr. Garner
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Not -- flu outbreak is sweeping the nation -- weeks before the peak of the average flu season according to the CDC cases in the US and jumped in the last week alone.
More than 2200 people have been hospitalized since the start of this flu season three quarters of those -- symptoms it's they say that they were not vaccinated hello bell.
41 states have reported to have reporting cases in -- doctor Steven garner is -- near Methodist hospital and I'm going to have somebody get a -- in here.
Is a battle.
This is -- -- we have different strains -- -- in -- what is going to be like it's unpredictable but this one from what we're seeing people -- has been ever.
And if you were vaccinated at the chances actually get it you're gonna get it.
Less worse right but the vaccine protects his 60% of the times yeah we wouldn't pass through protest but it's not a bad thing sixty -- -- -- and then the rest we'll get lessen symptoms okay.
-- what you've got here in terms of prevention and protection for people on.
How real easy to carry the -- all around the yet not as good -- ivory -- It's not -- he's in order to carry around water and I both are sort of carried throughout particularly -- in the subway does the flu goes to services he won -- washing hands.
The eight the average adult -- his nose or eyes eighteen times and an hour so it's very easy to -- and then there's face mask.
Very important when you go into the drugstore you're going to the hardware store that's for and 95 that's the only one the paternity test OK and 95 on the back of it like this one has our house it really active and I think we probably not gonna -- -- on the street but it's -- have you -- your house had a fairly somebody's -- -- -- And then put the clubs because I can stress one of the ways you get the -- -- you touch a surface to someone else touched him put into -- into you know zero outs and -- contagious the day before you show symptoms so somebody at the house to be walking around everything's great you're given by far back given to the flu.
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And over the chocolate is just to make you feel a little better but.
If it's such a bad thing this flu and the kids kids under the age of five of the ones who died and you have eighteen deaths are ready the could have been prevented.
Pregnant women should be getting the shot.
Should people -- get it right now -- got -- -- National Guard come here and give him a shot tomorrow okay that misuse or did you NFL.
Madden under the understanding of the yeah as we know we most of -- got -- -- -- -- it's on his -- armor you get a -- out for you that one out of four million Chileans now -- -- a -- reaction to having -- has not solicited -- go get your shot.
And protect yourself if you haven't already after -- thank you do and we had a -- strangled her I had -- sadness that -- the -- -- -- I think has some connection to prevent -- -- but I guess not you and your favorite kind.