Officials with the Sunnyvale Independent School District in Dallas County announced the cancellation of classes for Tuesday and Wednesday after seeing increased numbers of students and staff members exhibiting flu-like symptoms.
Sunnyvale Elementary has seen an increase in the number of confirmed cases of influenza, as has Sunnyvale Middle School and Sunnyvale High School. As the number of confirmed cases of influenza grows, it is important to increase health and safety protocols for each campus, including disinfection of all buses and spaces.
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an overall slight increase in flu activity in the country with H3N2 influenza A being the predominant strain seen.
In addition, several flu activity indicators were higher than is typically seen for this time of year.
In Dallas County, health officials report increasing influenza activity. In addition, 283 people were hospitalized because of the flu between September and Dec. 2, with 82 hospitalizations seen in the most recent week alone.
Influenza is an illness that is spread when respiratory droplets land on surfaces that are touched by others.
Symptoms of the flu can vary in severity. People who have been infected with the virus report fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches chills and fatigue. Some people also report vomiting and diarrhea.
Milder cases won’t usually require medical attention. Severe infections can require hospitalizations and cause death.
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With any influenza virus I can cope with play
I am a Muslim 5 times a day doing ablution in icy water, and my feet once a day but in warm water, do not work, calm, food and drink healthy.
And one more trump card. I have diabetes insipidus, another type of diabetes. With 4 years I take medicine adiuretin, 3 times a day. Now to me of 40 years For this illness I can drink 20 liters of water in day if to not accept a medicine. But even though I take the medicine, I still drink 3 to 5 liters of water a day. And as you know, the flu does not like water.
The increase in T-lymphocytes in the immunogram indicates the hyperactivity of the immune system. At a rate of 600 to 2500, I have 2835
Insufficient activity of T-suppressors leads to the predominance of the influence of T-helpers, which contributes to a stronger and more mundane response. At a rate of 450 to 850, I have 1808. T-killers, cytotoxic T-lymphocytes, CTL (a type of T-lymphocytes that carry out lysis of damaged cells of their own organism). Targets of T-killers are cells afflicted with intracellular parasites (which include viruses and certain types of bacteria), tumor cells. At a rate of 270 to 540 I have 945.
According to the immunologist, lymphocytosis as a result of elevated t-helpers.
My very strong immunity is the deputy head of the health department of the city of Almetyevsk and the immunologist of the city of Almetyevsk.
I did 2 immunogram analyzes. The immunogram will be presented if necessary
Based on my blood, you can create the most powerful medicine for influenza in the world
I can help in creating a medicine for influenza
Technology of production of medicines against influenza. Infect me first with the flu. When I get out, take my blood and allocate from there the blood component of immunoglobulin.
The immunoglobulin is copied.
The diagnosis of the nut was put illegally under pressure from Moscow. For inadequate letters, now can prove their adequacy 2 immunograms blood test.
So I hurry because I’m sick and I have to live for several years. The name of this disease I’ll tell in person. I will say that she is a rare internal incurable disease
I’m sick with the flu but in a very light form. I want to use my blood to create drugs against the flu
Please inform me upon receipt.
If necessary, I’ll send the address of the laboratory. I ask you to notify me on receipt
Seven states reported widespread influenza activity
This year, experts found nearly 10,000 confirmed cases of influenza.
This time last year, no state has reported widespread influenza activity with only 42 confirmed cases.
Mother received the flu from her
children – and was dead in two days
December 11, 2017
The CDC reports that about 750,000 people in the United States have contracted the flu.
The vaccine is effective at 10%