Child dies after contracting flu in Stanislaus County – KCRA Sacramento

Shrimp one dies after contracting flu in Stanislaus County


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WEBVTT MORE FROM HEALTH OFFICIALS ON THIS CONCERNING CASE. >> THE FLU CAN BE DEADLY. HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY ESPECIALLY FOR CHILDREN. IT BROKE MY HEART. MY HEART GOES OUT TO THEIR FAMILY. >> THEY CAN GET PNEUMONIA, BE HOSPITALIZED. AND UP IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT AND EVEN DIE. >> EVERY YEAR, THE FLU CAN BE DANGEROUS FOR THOSE WITH UNDERLYING CONDITION. THIS WAS A CHILD WHO WAS HEALTHY. OUR INVESTIGATION DID NOT REVEAL THE KID HAD UNDERLYING CONDITIONS TO MAKE US THINK THEY WERE AT RISK. >> HEALTH OFFICIALS WANT US TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS. >> A YEARLY FLU SHOT IS THE BEST WAY. THERE ARE THREE OR FOUR BANK STRAINS THAT ARE IN THE SHOT. >> THERE ARE A NUMBER OF PHARMACIES THAT WANT TO MAKE IT CONVENIENT FOR YOU. OPEN ON SATURDAYS AND KNOW WHAT OINTMENT IS A SERIES — NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. PEOPLE TELL US THEY GET THEIR SHOTS. ONE WOMAN SAYS THE DEATH PROMPTED HER TO MAKE SURE HER CHILDREN GET VACCINATED. >> MY DAUGHTER WENT DOWN AND GOT HER SHOT. ->> EVEN THOUGH THERE ARE LESS CASES, HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY IT IS BEST TO PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN . >> WHEN WE HAVE H1N1, IT SEEMS TO AFFECT CHILDREN MORE,. WHEN IT IS H3N2, IT CAUSES SEVERE DISEASE IN ADULTS.

Shrimp one dies after contracting flu in Stanislaus County

MODESTO, Calif. (KCRA) —

Rather one died as a result of flu in Stanislaus County, successfully being officials acknowledged Wednesday. It became the county’s first flu loss of life of the year.

Stanislaus County Neatly being Officer Julie Vaishampayan acknowledged yearly, the flu shall be bad for folk with underlying stipulations and the elderly.

“Folks can gather pneumonia, (be) hospitalized, stop up in intensive care and even die,” Vaishampayan acknowledged.

Nonetheless, essentially the most popular flu sufferer became otherwise healthy.

“Our investigation did not veil that the minute one had underlying stipulations or excessive threat for flu,” Vaishampayan outlined.

Vaishampayan acknowledged this year’s tension of H1N1 looks to admire an label on children greater than adults, whereas closing year’s flu seemed as if it will probably maybe assault adults more.

Neatly being officials are encouraging folks to gather the flu shot as a technique to forestall severe indicators.

“A yearly flu shot is the supreme technique to present protection to yourself with flu,” Vaishampayan acknowledged. “There are three or four traces, and the shot protects you from the traces going around simply now.”

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