Friday 19 Oct 2018

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Over 30 More Dead From The Flu In N.C.

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — Health officials say there were 34 flu deaths in North Carolina last week, the fourth straight week in which the death toll has exceeded the previous week’s total. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that one of the deaths for the week ending Feb. 3 was identified as a pediatric death, specifically someone between the ages of 5 and 17. For the season, there have been 140 flu-related deaths in the state, with 108 of them occurring in the last four weeks.

One Comment

  1. Lisa Franks says:

    Can anyone with factual data tell folks how many cases of death took the flu shot and how many died without taking the flu shot. That data seems very important especially when many people think that you get the flu when get a flu shot. I hear that all the time. Note. I have gotten a flu shot every year for the past 31 years and I never once got the flu. Got colds and sore throats but never got the flu.

    We need more facts please more data.

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