Drought Disaster Declared in 4 States, Health Emergency in NY
Posted by feww on January 13, 2013
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Drought disaster declared for dozens of counties across MN, MT, ND and SD, flue emergency in NY
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared as drought disaster areas dozens of counties across Minnesota, Montana North and South Dakotas. The designations follow damages and losses caused by the recent drought.
- U.S. Drought 2013 Posted on January 11, 2013
Health emergency declared in NY state amid flu epidemic
New York State has declared a public health emergency, as a severe influenza outbreak tightened its grip across the country.
- About 20,000 cases of flu have been reported statewide so far this season, a rise of nearly 4 folds on the last season (4,400 confirmed cases in 2012).
- “We are experiencing the worst flu season since at least 2009, and influenza activity in New York State is widespread, with cases reported in all 57 counties and all five boroughs of New York City,” Governor Cuomo said in a statement. “Therefore, I have directed my Administration, the State Health Department and others to marshal all needed resources to address this public health emergency and remove all barriers to ensure that all New Yorkers – children and adults alike – have access to critically needed flu vaccines Gov. Cuomo said .
- Public health officials in NY announced last week that flu-related illnesses had reached epidemic levels, killing at least 20 children nationwide.
- Forty-seven states reported widespread geographic influenza activity for the week between December 30, 2012 and January 5, 2013.
- CDC estimates that from the 1976-1977 flu season to the 2006-2007 season, flu-associated deaths each season ranged from a low of about 3,000 people to a high of about 49,000 people.
- Twenty-four states and New York City are now reporting high ILI activity. Additionally, 16 are reporting moderate levels of ILI activity. States reporting high ILI activity for the week ending January 5, 2013 include Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia, CDC said.
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