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First child under 5 dies from flu in North Carolina – WXII12 Winston-Salem

First child under 5 dies from flu in North Carolina – WXII12 Winston-Salem

DANGEROUS. BRIANA: NEW AT 4:00, A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF FIVE DIED FROM THE FLU IN OUR STATE LAST WEEK. THAT CHILD WAS ONE OF NINE VICTIMS RECENTLY. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FLU DEATHS THIS YEAR ROSE TO 75. MAJORITY OF FLU VICTIMS

First child under 5 dies from flu in North Carolina

The first child under the age of 5 has died during this year’s flu season, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.Nine people, including the child, died between Feb. 2 and 8, bringing the total number of people who have died from the flu this season to 75. More than 57 percent of the flu-related deaths have been people over the age of 65, according to the NCDHHS.The flu is creating a blood shortage, according to the Red Cross. Blood donations are badly needed, especially for people with type O blood.Doctors and nurses say it’s not too late to get the flu vaccine.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. β€”The first child under the age of 5 has died during this year’s flu season, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.Nine people, including the child, died between Feb. 2 and 8, bringing the total number of people who have died from the flu this season to 75.
More than 57 percent of the flu-related deaths have been people over the age of 65, according to the NCDHHS.The flu is creating a blood shortage, according to the Red Cross. Blood donations are badly needed, especially for people with type O blood.Doctors and nurses say it’s not too late to get the flu vaccine.

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