A man died in Washington DC in his 90’s because of the flu, which spread in his body as stated by health officials. The Benton- Franklin health district confirms that the man belonged to Franklin County of eastern Washington. The flu season of 2018-19 has targeted more than 241 people in Washington State, including children. The Washington people have been severely suffering from the flu and are hospitalized for the betterment of the flu. According to the information of centers of disease control and prevention, the danger of this year’s season of flu is quite unpredictable and unfamiliar. So, it is suggested to get vaccinated timely for the flu. The children above six months are also recommended to get protected for safety and good health.
“The best precaution we have for the influenza flu is the vaccine. The season of flu has begun, and precautions must be taken. The people are suggested to get the vaccine today, and those who haven’t done it yet must get it as soon as possible otherwise, there can be a huge danger to their lives,’ said Dr. Amy Person, who is the health officer of Benton and Franklin counties. The flu shots are readily available in the pharmacies, by health care providers, and at local health districts. On the other hand, there are some prevention tips which are suggested to the local people to follow like washing hands frequently, ignore touching the face, cover your face while coughing, remaining at home while sick.
Influenza can be deadly as it causes mild to severe illness within a few days and can even lead to the death of a person. One should not avoid it as it is not the same as a typical cold. It comes suddenly and creates a lot of trouble for the human body. The people with influenza have such symptoms as headache, sore throat, fatigue, fever, running nose, cough, muscle and body pains, vomiting, diarrhea (which is more common in children).