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Statewide Flu-Related Deaths Reaches 110-Brevard NC

 

March 16, 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.

“North Carolinians should continue to take precautions and not let down their guard,” said State Epidemiologist Zack Moore, MD, MPH.

Antiviral medications are available to treat flu infections. People who think they might have the flu and are at hig...



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