The Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) said a "small number" of people had died in the last fortnight after contracting the H3N2 strain - the one blamed for numerous deaths in Australia a year ago.
Flu season runs from October through the month of April, but now with so much more global travel, there are actually cases of influenza reported year round according to Livingston County Medical Director Dr. Don Lawrenchuk.
Two wards at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital are closed to new admissions and several wards have patients in isolation following an increase in the cases of flu.
Scientists and health experts have confirmed that this could be one of the worst flu epidemics to reach Ireland in years.
That's the message from health care providers, as this year's flu season gets off to "a fast start", according to Dr. Richard Lockwood, vice president and chief medical officer of Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield's Central New York Region. Common symptoms include fever and chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle and body aches, headaches and fatigue.
Hospitals have been overwhelmed with the influx of infected patients seeing an average of 10 patients a day that are admitted for flu-symptoms.
Battle: The MMA fighter and boxer said that he had been left shaken by the illness, which has affected many people in Ireland this festive season.
People who fall sick with "Aussie flu" will suffer from typical flu symptoms but they will be far more severe.
In Maine, about 55-60 percent of flu cases in 2015-16 were influenza A, with the remainder influenza B, but so far this flu season about 80-90 percent of cases are influenza A.
PHE said it will continue to actively monitor flu activity.
What's not measured, he said, is what happens if you get the flu. While normally it takes at least six months to produce a flu vaccine, the World Health Organization (WTO) convenes a meeting every February, at which it announces the vaccine viruses in the Northern Hemisphere that year.
"What that number doesn't tell you is if you get the flu, it may be milder and a shorter course than it would be".
The Essex County Health Department offers vaccinations at regular clinics around the area, or at their home office.
Local health officials say getting a flu shot isn't only about helping yourself, but also the people around you.
Scotland Health Care System is instituting visitor restrictions beginning on Wednesday.
"The big thing about the flu is it's spread not just by contact, physical contact, but it can be spread by breathing air of somebody who has been sick with the flu", Kendrick said.
Dr Iley concluded: "You should see a GP if your symptoms last for more than seven days, or if you're in one of the high risk groups discussed earlier".
The Bill proposes a government-nominated chairman and members, who will be selected by a committee under the Cabinet Secretary. Dr Narsinga Reddy of the Telangana IMA said, "Private hospitals across the state will close services from 6 am to 6 pm.
Guardiola said last week that the striker will decide his own future, but remains a key player in his plans this season. Manchester City have narrowly escaped defeat at Crystal Palace as their winning run in the Premier League ends.
Reports said that at atleast three CRPF personnel were injured in militant attack who have been rushed to hospital. Two militants were killed and reports said one more is in the building that was being hit by heavy weapons.
The latter is the company that makes the OLED televisions you can buy off the shelves, such as the B7, C7 and E7. The 88-in surpasses the current largest OLED screen by 11-in and massively ups its resolution to 7680 x 4320.
Taliban forces fighting US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan have denied any involvement in the attack. Ten people were also killed in a suicide bomb attack near the compound of Afghanistan's intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday.
Some areas could see a flurry or sleet pellet floating by Saturday night but as we get to about 3 a.m.to 4 a.m. Be sure to take extra precaution by covering exposed skin, wearing extra layers, a coat, and gloves.
Spectacular fireworks have lit up the skies in Hong Kong, Australia and elsewhere in Asia as revellers rang in 2018. Authorities throughout China are also on high alert for stampedes or terror attacks at large public gatherings.
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $60.16 a barrel at 0210 GMT, up 33 cents or 0.5 percent from their last close. Brent crude futures-the global benchmark-were also up, rising 45 cents or 0.7% to $66.61 a barrel, CNBC reported.
She led the country from back-to-back civil wars and saw it through a deadly Ebola outbreak that killed almost 5,000 Liberians. Vice President Joseph Boakai conceded Friday, congratulating the ex-soccer star.
Customs and Border Protection's processing systems caused delays at some of the nation's biggest airports on New Year's Day . All airports were back on line after wait times for travelers that were longer than usual, it said.
Amid the cold conditions, Wasula said people should make an effort to "not stay out too long" but be prepared if getting out. New Year's Day will be sunny with highs in the low 20s but it will feel between 5º-10º most of the day.
Instagram explained that the " recommended for you " section is now being rolled out to all iOS and Android users. There's no doubt that there will be a number of users who will not like the " recommended posts " feature.
Time's Up: Hollywood women start anti-harassment group
Other Time's Up members include the actresses Ashley Judd , Natalie Portman , Rashida Jones , Emma Stone and Kerry Washington . The goal is to provide subsidized legal support to those who have faced harassment or assault in the workplace.
Saints lose to Buccaneers, win NFC South anyway
Ingram and Kamara were able to set an incredible record by each reaching at least 1,500 scrimmage yards in a single season. The Bucs got a 42-yard field goal from Patrick Murray with 4:31 remaining, cutting New Orleans' lead to 24-23.