The Transylvania Times -

Reported Flu-Related Deaths Reached 110 Statewide


March 20, 2017

Twenty flu deaths were reported in North Carolina for the week ending March 11, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

While flu activity has started to decrease in the state, the virus continues to be widespread.

The number of influenza-associated deaths reported this season, which started Oct. 2, is 110.

Antiviral medications are available to treat flu infections.

People who think they might have the flu and are at high risk for severe complications should contact their doctor right away to see if antiviral medications might be needed.

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