As per reports, it has been revealed that influenza outbreak has taken place at Hunter’s disability centers. Two centers Stockton Centre in New Castle and the Kanangra Centre in Morisset, have been witnessing a rise in number of people falling ill
It has been found that three people have already lost their lives at the two centers and other five people have been suffering from chronic respiratory illness.
Tests have been done, and it will take some time to know that whether the person has been affected by H3N2 strain or not. If the test reports get confirmed then the total number of people falling ill from the virus will reach to 56.
The authorities concerned were of the view that they have been taking strict actions and have made sure that the centers remain lockdown position. They have also people that people should not visit hospitals, if they have been witnessing flu like symptoms and should call doctor for home visit.
In addition, Aged care facilities have also announced that they are going to adopt lock-down approach, so that resident remains safe from the deadly outbreak of influenza A. It is expected that NSW Health will issue health alert on the same.