Published: Tue, February 05, 2019
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4 new flu deaths reported by North Carolina health officials

4 new flu deaths reported by North Carolina health officials

Meanwhile, the number of lab-confirmed flu cases totaled 1, 268 as of January 19, with 224 people hospitalized with flu-like symptoms since the start of the flu season.

Influenza kills tens of people across the country every year, mainly people with additional health conditions.

VideoAuthorities are urging vaccinations after more than 6,000 Australians were diagnosed with the flu in December.

Four more deaths from flu, including one in Tulsa County, are reported in Oklahoma in the past week.


According to KEELPNO, younger people are now more prone to come down with a case of influenza.

A Health Department spokeswoman said yesterday the number of notified flu cases this year was almost double that for the same time last year but still much lower than the number of reported during the winter season.

Meanwhile, Indiana is experiencing regional flu activity. During the last week, the number of people aged between 0-14 years old who visited a doctor showing symptoms of the flu rose dramatically.

1,810 cases have been reported so far this season...

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