Increased flu activity has been reported in 44 of Alabama's 67 counties, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health's influenza surveillance map.
He said it's impossible to predict how each flu season will pan out.
This means local emergency medical services - including emergency rooms and ambulances - have been stretched to near capacity over the past week. Of the 421 students with flu-like illness, 118 of them were confirmed flu cases.
The flu may not sound like a big deal, but if you've ever had it, you know it can make you feel miserable. Some people get very nauseous and vomit.
Customer returns dead Christmas tree to Costco, gets full refund
A California woman who had bought a Christmas tree from Costco went back to return it on January 4, demanding a refund because she claimed that the tree was "dead". 4, more than a week after Christmas, but she still made sure to get her money back for the now-deceased greenery.
Home and Away actress 'has life support turned off'
Craig Anthony Whitall, the 50-year-old driver of the other vehicle and a serial traffic offender, was also killed in the crash. Multiple surgeries were performed to save her life, including removing a kidney and part of her skull.
Bitcoin's rival Ripple just partnered with Moneygram
According to a press release , MoneyGram will test Ripple's xRapid service due to its claimed speed and cost efficiency. XRP is an efficient digital asset for blockchain powered payments with transaction fees at just fractions of a penny.
Trump slams FISA, reverses course in tweets
The House has passed a bill to reauthorize a key foreign intelligence collection program with an important tweak. An attempt to amend the bill to curtail the surveillance program failed 183-233.